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Napoléon Bonaparte: Re-establishment of Religion

Circular medal of Napoléon Bonaparte (1764-1821), first consul of France, commemorating the re-establishment of religion. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL" and on bust "ANDRIEU FECIT". Reverse: Standing female in...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL" and on bust "ANDRIEU FECIT". Reverse: Inscribed above "RÉTABLISSEMENT DU CULTE", below "ANDRIEU FECIT", and in exergue "LE XVIII GERMINAI AN·X·".

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

13.847

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals