Part of a series issued by the United Nations Food For All (FAO) organization in Rome. This medal was issued in 1999 and marked 'Protecting Animals and Plants'.
The medal is 80mm in diameter and struck in high relief in bronze.
One one side you have a microscpope and a field of cattle and on the other a calendar for the year 1999 and the legend 'PROTECTING ANIMALS AND PLANTS' in six languages.
A beautiful art medal with the engraved signature of the artist S. Girlanda. A handsome piece of modern sculpture in uncirculated condition.