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National Exhibition of Agriculture and Commerce Prize of the Committee of the Exhibition

Circular medal for the National Exhibition of Agriculture and Commerce Prize of the Committee of the Exhibition. Obverse: Within a beaded rim, a cartouche made up of an artist's and architect's instruments with a cityscape at center and two heraldic shields below; inscribed at edge...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "ETNOGRAFICZNA ORAZ SZTUKI POLSKIEJ W KRAKOWIE [rosette]" and on cartouche "1887". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "WYSTAWA KRAJOWA ROLNICZA I PREMYSLOWA [rosette]" and at center "NAGRODA/KOMITETU/WYSTAWY".

Provenance

By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929) NOTES: [1] Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Polish (Kracow), 1887

Accession Number

29.600

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals