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Napoléon

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper right, wearing a laureate crown; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON 1ER EMP ET ROI" and under bust "MDCCCX". Reverse: Putto carrying a thunderbolt; inscribed in exergue...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON 1ER EMP ET ROI" and under bust "MDCCCX". Reverse: Inscribed in exergue "1810".

Provenance

By 1927, The Mary Hooper Packard Collection; 1927, gift of Horace Packard to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 5, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Packard

French, 1810

Mint

France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen 952.

Accession Number

27.237

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals