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Napoléon: Entry into Moscow

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating his entry into Moscow. From the "Histoire métallique de Napoléon le Grand prepare par la class d’histoire et de literature ancienne de l’Institut Impérial". Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and on shoulder "ANDRIEU F". Reverse: Inscribed above "ENTRÉE A MOSCOU" and in exergue "BATAILLE DE FRIEDLAND/XIV JUIN MDCCCVII".

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, 1812

Mint

France

Accession Number

13.850

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals