Diameter and weight: 12 mm (1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; gilt copper alloy
Not On View
Circular medal of Napoléon III (1808-1873), emperor of France, with hanging loop and ring attached at top.
Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon III looking to proper right; inscribed at edge “NAPOLEON III PRINCE IMPERIAL” and under bust.
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath “SERGENT/AU/1ER REGT./DES/GRENADIERS/DE LA/GARDE”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON III PRINCE IMPERIAL" and under bust [need lens to read].
Reverse: Inscribed in wreath "SERGENT/AU/1ER REGT./DES/GRENADIERS/DE LA/GARDE".
By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)
Gift of Henry H. Fay