Part of a series issued by the United Nations Food For All (FAO) organization in Rome. This medal was issued to highlight planting of genetic resources.
The medal is 50mm in diameter and struck in high relief in bronze.
One one side you have an abstract design of crops bounded by metal bands with the legend PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES and on the other a young boy with wheat and the legend 'FAO ROME'.
A beautiful art medal with the engraved signature of the artist R. Francesconi. A handsome piece of modern sculpture in uncirculated condition.