Bramsen III, p. 54-5.
Medium or Technique
Metal; gilt alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France with hanging loop and ring at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left and wearing a laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR” and under bust “CT”.
Reverse: Tomb chest of Napoléon at center; inscribed at edge “TOMBEAU DE NAPOLEON”, under chest “INAUGURÉ LE 5 MAI”, and below “1853”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR" and under bust "CT".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "TOMBEAU DE NAPOLEON", under chest "INAUGURÉ LE 5 MAI", and below "1853".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay