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Napoléon: Battle of Friedland

Circular medal of Napoléon, emperor of France, commemorating the battle of Friedland. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F./DENON DIRT.". Reverse: Nude, helmeted Mars standing at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F./DENON DIRT.". Reverse: Inscribed at proper left "GALLE F" and in exergue "BATAILLE DE FRIEDLAND/XIV JUIN MDCCCVII".

Provenance

By 1927, Bernard Coffin Weld; 1927, gift of Bernard Coffin Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Coffin Weld

French, 1812

Mint

France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen, 632. Trésor numismatique, 19.9. Sevres, Manufacture nationale, Archives, no. 48.

Accession Number

27.29

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals