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Napoléon III: Exposition Universelle, 1867

Circular medal of Napoléon III (1808-1873), emperor of France, commemorating the Exposition Universelle of 1867 with loop and ring attached to top. Obverse: "N" above, surrounded by rays and two branches flanking three portrait medallions: male bust at proper right looking to proper right,...

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Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed at edge "S.A.LE PRINCE IMPÉRIAL PRÉSIDENT" and in center "SOUVENIR/DE/MA VISITE/A L'EXPOSITION/UNIVERSELLE/DE 1867".

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, 1867

Accession Number

13.791

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals