Baccarat Medal - French Excellency

France 2014 - Medal - Baccarat Medal - French Excellency - 428g LIMITED Silver Medal

Low mintage, only 250 of these medals have been issued by Monnaie de Paris!
This silver medal is dedicated to French Excellency.
$1,051.83

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Metal Silver
Fineness 950/1000
Weight 428g
Diameter 81mm
Quality Proof
Mintage 250
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $1,051.83
Medal Story

Combining metal and crystal, the series has been completed in close cooperation with both houses. A long work of graphical researches was conducted by Monnaie de Paris engravers to develop this series that represents the subtle patterns of to art pieces designed by Baccarat and the red color, emblem of the house.
Monnaie de Paris is the oldest institution of France, fully qualified teacher of the label « Entreprise du patrimoine vivant » and « Joaillerie de France ». Leaning on the excellence and the ancestral character of its techniques, the creative craftsmen draw, engrave, knock, print, polish and gild. They immortalise the tradition of the struck medal, the unique and specific know-how, marked with an awl, the horn of plenty, parking of the origin and the authenticity.
Monnaie de Paris is registered the history and the French culture in the noble metal. Craftsmen engravers immortalize and develop a know-how, a fruit of a tradition of 12 centuries. The heart of job by the Parisian workshops is the monetary strike. This technique is transposed into the manufacturing of medals and constitutes the exceptional character. All the medals are manufactured, created to celebrate and commemorate an event of the life.

Reverse Design

The reverse of the medal puts an emphasis on the know-how and crafts techniques of crystal work. An inscription celebrates the house’s 250th anniversary. It is enhanced by the red crystal octagon, Baccarat’s symbol. Each medal is numbered, with the number engraved on the edge.

Obverse Design

The obverse features the pattern of the Tsarina’s pedestal table’s tray is also presented on the medal. The brand name Baccarat is engraved at the centre of the rosette. This signature is systematically applied on all products of Baccarat’s collections.

Packaging

The Baccarat Medal - French Excellency silver medal comes in a black box, Monnaie de Paris’ logo is marked with silver plating. A numbered certificate of authenticity goes with this set.

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