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Napoléon and Marie Louise

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, and Marie Louise of Austria in imitation of a greek coin. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Two profile busts of Napoléon and Marie Louise looking to proper left; inscribed under busts "ANDRIEU F". Reverse: Standing figures of...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ANDRIEU F". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON IMP ET ROI M LOUISE D AUSTRICHE" and in exergue "1810".

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, 1810

Accession Number

13.805

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals