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 right and wearing a laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR” and under bust “C”.
Reverse: Tomb chest of Napoléon with star above and two branches below; inscribed at edge “TOMBEAU DE NAPOLEON I”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR" and under bust "C".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "TOMBEAU DE NAPOLEON I".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay