Napoléon: Battle of Friedland
Bramsen, 632. Trésor numismatique, 19.9. Sevres, Manufacture nationale, Archives, no. 48.
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
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Circular medal of Napoléon, emperor of France, commemorating the battle of Friedland.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI.” and under bust “ANDRIEU F./DENON DIRT.”.
Reverse: Nude, helmeted Mars standing at center and sheathing a sword with fallen men at his feet, upside down torch at proper right and a laurel branch at proper left; inscribed at proper left “GALLE F” and in exergue “BATAILLE DE FRIEDLAND/XIV JUIN MDCCCVII”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F./DENON DIRT.".
Reverse: Inscribed at proper left "GALLE F" and in exergue "BATAILLE DE FRIEDLAND/XIV JUIN MDCCCVII".
By 1927, Bernard Coffin Weld; 1927, gift of Bernard Coffin Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)
Gift of Bernard Coffin Weld