Engraving plates (Engraving coins) [Exposition Universelle 1889]

1889
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Production Date
1889
Description
An engraved coin plate. The engraving depicts a woman holding aloft a wreath and about to place it on the head of a man who is bent forward. There is a tree behind the lady as well as the Eiffel Tower and some other low buildings at her feet. The words: "Exposition Universelle 1889" engraved in reverse on the plate.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Copper
Processed Material/Metal/Lead
Signature/Marks and Type
Exposition Universelle 1889 Engraved
Accession No
1981.322.3
Credit Line
1889. Engraving plates (Engraving coins) [Exposition Universelle 1889], 1981.322.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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