Creator

Henry Dubois

Creator Nationality

French

Creation Date

1893

Description

An award from the French Ministry of War Gymnastics competition. The obverse features a Marianne bust with a stylized helmet that has a laurel wreath adorned on it. The breastplate is decorated on the front with a rooster. On the reverse it states 'PRIX OFFERT PAR LE MINISTRE DE LA GUERRE/ CONCOURS DE GYMNASTIQUE' and three men can be seen doing gymnastics. Also on the reverse 'HENRI DUBOIS 1893' is etched in.

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Provenance

Proper markings according to 'Comptoir des Monnaies'

Medium

Bronze award medal

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75

Catalogue Number

2015.159e

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