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Napoléon, Napoléon III, Eugenie de Palafox Guzman, and Napoléon-Louis

Circular medal of Napoléon's descendants, with hanging loop and ring attached at top. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to porper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR" and under bust "C.T.". Reverse: Crown above and two eagles flanking three...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON I EMPEREUR" and under bust "C.T.". Reverse: Inscribed at edge of each portrait medallion, at proper right "NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR", at proper left "EUGENIE IMPERATRICE", and below "NAPOLEON E.L.J.J.PRINCE IMPERIAL".

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, 1856

Mint

France

Accession Number

13.852

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt copper alloy

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals