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Medal

Object Number: 
1966.154
Date: 
ca. 1857
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at right: "C.R."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting seated male figure with scythe, surrounded by horse, sheep, and mule; all within rinceaux border with four putti. Reverse bears inscription at center, enclosed by oak wreath with five shields bearing symbols of agriculture: "FUNFZIG/JAHRIGE/JUBELFEIER/1857."; surrounding legend: "k:k: LANDWIRTSCHAFTS GESELLSCHAFT IN WIEN."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group