Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte
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Metal; copper alloy
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Circular medal of Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (1808-1873), later called Napoléon III.
Obverse: Profile bust of Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte looking to proper right, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR”.
Reverse: Beaded rim. Two-headed eagle with shield, holding a sword in right talon and orb in left.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR".
By 1929, Wolf Kostakowsky, Mattapan, MA; 1929, sold by Kostakowsky to the MFA for $518 [see note 1]. (Accession date: January 17, 1929)
 Five hundred numismatics, MFA accession numbers 29.159 through 29.658, were purchased from Mr. Kostakowsky for a total price of $518.
Frederick Brown Fund