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1863 Hamburg International Agricultural Exposition

1863 Hamburg International Agricultural Exposition
Title
1863 Hamburg International Agricultural Exposition
Date 
1863
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 3 1/8 in. ( 7.9 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting seated allegorical female figure of Abundance within ornate gothic frame, holding laurel wreath and scepter and surrounded by agricutural implements, fruit, and stacks of wheat; legend around line border: "INTERNATIONALE LANDWIRTSCHAFTLICHE AUSSTELLUNG ZU HAMBURG 1863." Reverse bears seal of the city of Hamburg against the background of gothic quatrefoil grid, with elaborately scrolling band below; legend around line border: "GESTIFTET VON BURGERN DER FREIEN STADT HAMBURG."
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. George H. Kuper, 1956
Object Number 
INV.4309
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at left of field: "H. LORENZ FEC." Inscription: obverse, at right of field: "E.STEINLE INV."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group