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. Three men can be seen doing gymnastics on the reverse.

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Provenance

Proper markings according to "Comptoir des Monnaies". Reverse reads, "Prix Offert Par Le Ministre De La Guerre/Concours De Gymnastique," and "Henri Dubois 1893".

Medium

Bronze award medal

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75

Catalogue Number

2015.159e

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