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Eugène Beauharnais

Circular medal of Eugène Beauharnais (1781-1824), commemorating the naming of a boulevard after him, with hanging loop and ring attached at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Eugène Beauharnais looking to proper left; at edge "EUGENE BEAUHARNAIS" and under bust. Reverse: Inscribed at center...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "EUGENE BEAUHARNAIS". Reverse: Inscribed at center "INAUGURATION/DU/BOULEVART/RU PRINCE EUGENE/7 DEBRE/1862".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; gift of Henry H. Fay to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 1, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 1862

Accession Number

13.798

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals