Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 16 mm (5/8 in.)
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Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper right, wearing a laureate crown; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON 1ER EMP ET ROI” and under bust “MDCCCX”.
Reverse: Putto carrying a thunderbolt; inscribed in exergue “1810”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON 1ER EMP ET ROI" and under bust "MDCCCX".
Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "1810".
By 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)
Gift of Horace Packard