France - Republic gold Alencon Agricultural Prize Medal 1873 AU58 NGC
34mm. 24.6gm. BEE OR edge. REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, head of Ceres right, name of engraver, Barre below / MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE ET DU COMMERCE, LANGRES / 1873 in two lines; CONCOURS AGRICOLE RÉGNAL ANIMAUX REPRODRS around; all within wreath composed of fruits and grains. Beautiful high relief gold medal with fine hairline scratches and a few marks consistent with the grade. Rare.