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Napoléon

French
19th century
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 69 mm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1351

Medium or Technique

Metal; painted lead

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular uniface medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France looking to proper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON EMPEREUR” and on shoulder “ANDRIEU F.”.

Inscription

Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMPEREUR" and on shoulder "ANDRIEU F.".

Provenance

By 1919, anonymous collector; 1919, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1919)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift