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Napoléon

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France. Stamped on edge "G.DORÉ". Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing laureate crown; inscribed at edge "HIST.DE LA REVOLUTION.DE L'EMPIRE DE LA RESTAURATION ET DE LA MON.DE 1830" and under bust "PUBLIÉ PAR...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "HIST.DE LA REVOLUTION.DE L'EMPIRE DE LA RESTAURATION ET DE LA MON.DE 1830" and under bust "PUBLIÉ PAR POURRAT FRÈRES/A PARIS". Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "MONTAGNY FECIT".

Marks

Stamped "G.DORÉ" on edge.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

French, 1830

Mint

France

Accession Number

13.844

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals