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Plaque Medal: Agriculture, 1904

  • bronze
  • Inv. 1911-CT-2

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This plaque belongs to a series designed by French medallist Marie-Alexandre Coudray for the sales catalogue of the Monnaie de Paris. The series had as its subject a variety of different professions and sports, such as horticulture, viticulture, fencing, football and skiing. On the front of this arch plaque, a farmer drives his plough with two oxen through the field by the rising sun. A young man in back view encourages the animals with a stick. The reverse shows a reaper with scythe in the cornfield.


Marie Alexandre Lucien Coudray RKD
Paris 1864 - 1932

Monnaie de Paris
workshop / studio

Title Plaque Medal: Agriculture
Date 1904
Location France TGN
Paris TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings signatures (names) at the front, lower right: COUDRAY.
Collection medals AAT
Object type rounded plaque
Inventory number 1911-CT-2
Acquisition credit gift
Société Gantoise des Amis de la Médaille
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25H18 cultivated land Iconclass
31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
46A14 farmers Iconclass
47I1 agriculture Iconclass
47I14 harvest Iconclass
47I141 reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest Iconclass
47I15 agricultural implements Iconclass
47I15(SCYTHE) agricultural implements: scythe Iconclass
47I21111 ox Iconclass
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