Napoléon and Marie Louise
Designed by Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 13 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; probably silver
Not On View
Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, and Marie Louise of Austria in imitation of a greek coin. Beaded rim on both faces.
Obverse: Two profile busts of Napoléon and Marie Louise looking to proper left; inscribed under busts “ANDRIEU F”.
Reverse: Standing figures of Napoleon and Marie Louise before an altar with a torch and quiver on it; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON IMP ET ROI M LOUISE D AUSTRICHE” and in exergue “1810”.
Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ANDRIEU F".
Reverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON IMP ET ROI M LOUISE D AUSTRICHE" and in exergue "1810".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay