Counter commemorating the Bargemen of the Upper Seine

Counter commemorating the bargemen of the Upper Seine. Obverse: A cornucopia of fruit and corn supported on crossed anchors bound with ribbon. Legend: 'COCHES DE LA HAUTE SEINE.' (Bargemen of the Upper Seine). Reverse: A sailing barge with men on board moored to a bank, two men on shore loading it, bales of merchandise (right), distant view of a town (left). Exergue: 'AN . SIX.'

Object Details

ID: MEC0714
Collection: Coins and medals
Type: Counter
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Places: Switzerland
Date made: 1799
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 32 mm

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