Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 53 mm (2 1/16 in.)
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Circular medal of Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), first consul and later emperor of France.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge “BONAPARTE 1ER CONSUL DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANSE” and below “ANDRIEU F”.
Reverse: Standing winged victory figure writing on tablet in front of spoils; inscribed on tablet “A/LA GLOIRE/DES ARMEES/FRANCAISES”, below: “[ AQ]”, and in exergue “PAIX GENERALE/1801-1802”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "BONAPARTE 1ER CONSUL DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANSE" and below "ANDRIEU F".
Reverse: Inscribed on tablet "A/LA GLOIRE/DES ARMEES/FRANCAISES", below: "[ AQ]", and in exergue "PAIX GENERALE/1801-1802".
By 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)
Gift of Horace Packard