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Napoléon: Taking of Vienna and Pressburg

Circular medal of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating the taking of Vienna and Pressburg. Obverse: Profile bust of Napoléon looking to proper left, wearing a laureate wreath; inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F". Reverse: Standing nude...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "NAPOLEON EMP.ET ROI." and under bust "ANDRIEU F". Reverse: Inscribed below "DENON D GALLE F·" and in exergue "*PRISE DE VIENNE/ET DE PRESBOURG/M DCCC V·".

Provenance

By 1927, Bernard Coffin Weld; 1927, gift of Bernard Coffin Weld to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1927)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Coffin Weld

French, 1805

Mint

France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen 443.

Accession Number

27.25

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals