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Napoléon: Salle de l'Apollon

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating the opening of the Salle de l'Apollon at the Louvre. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing laureate wreath; inscribed under bust. Reverse: Vista of doorways leading into a rotunda with...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed under bust "ANDRIEU F.". Reverse: Inscribed below "ANDRIEU F. DENON D." and in exergue "MUSÉE NAPOLEON".

Provenance

1930, bought by the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

French, 1804

Accession Number

30.722

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals