User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Napoléon Bonaparte, Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès, and Lebrun: Consulate

Circular medal of Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès (1753-1824), and Charles-François Lebrun (1739-1824), the Consulate. Obverse: Three profile busts, one at top, one at proper right, and one at proper left, each looking to proper left; inscribed at edge...

Show Full Description

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "CAMBACERES SECOND CONSUL.BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL.LEBRUN TOISIEME CONSUL." and below "JEUFFROY". Reverse: Inscribed at edge "LE CORPS LEGISLATIF AUX CONSULS DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE.", at center "PAIX/INTÉRIEURE,/PAIX EXTÉERIEURE.", and in exergue "ARRÊTÉ DU 30 FLORÉAL ANX./20 MAI/M DCCC II.".

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, 1802

Mint

France

Accession Number

13.839

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals