Napoléon: Taking of Vienna and Pressburg
Diameter and weight: 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)
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Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating the taking of Vienna and Pressburg.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing a laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI.” and under bust “ANDRIEU F”.
Reverse: Standing nude male, wearing laureate wreath and flankeed by crowned, kneeling woman at each side; inscribed below “DENON D GALLE F·” and in exergue “*PRISE DE VIENNE/ET DE PRESBOURG/M DCCC V·”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F".
Reverse: Inscribed below "DENON D GALLE F·" and in exergue "*PRISE DE VIENNE/ET DE PRESBOURG/M DCCC V·".
By 1927, Bernard Coffin Weld; 1927, gift of Bernard Coffin Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)
Gift of Bernard Coffin Weld