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Napoléon: Napoléon at Sainte Hélène

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating his presence at Sainte Hélène. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON BONAPARTE" and under bust [cannot read]. Reverse: Man seated at proper right on rocks with head in...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON BONAPARTE" and under bust (cannot read). Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "MUD[ ]", at proper left "MILLS F", in exergue "NAPOLEON AT S:HELENA".

Provenance

By 1898, Boston Numismatic Society; 1898, gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

French, 1815

Object Place

France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen 1710.

Accession Number

98.1227

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably lead

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals