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French 20th Century Medal - Fables Series - The Ant and the Grasshopper

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1992N102
Collection:Coins & Medals - Hull-Grundy Collection
Date:1937 - 1940

Maker Information

Designer:Jean Vernon - View biography for Jean Vernon


One of a series of medals made by Vernon to commemorate the work of Jean de Lafontaine, who wrote his own versions of Aesop's fables. This medal portrays the story of the ant and the grasshopper.

Bequeathed by Professor John Hull-Grundy.

Further Information

Place of Origin:France

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Diameter:59 mm