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Napoléon

French
19th century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

19.1345

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably painted lead

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular uniface medal of Napoléon, emperor of France looking to proper left, over relief of battle scenes and flags; inscribed at edge “BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANSE.”, below “ANDRIEU F. AN.X”, and in exergue “BATAILLE DE MARINGO/LE XXV PRAIRIAL/AN VIII.”.

Inscription

Inscribed at edge "BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANSE.", below "ANDRIEU F. AN.X", and in exergue "BATAILLE DE MARINGO/LE XXV PRAIRIAL/AN VIII.".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift