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Napoléon: Victory against Austrians

Circular of Napoléon (1769-1821), emperor of France, commemorating his victory against the Austrians. Stamped on edge "CUIVRE". Obverse: Two men, one on proper right presenting scroll over kneeling female (probably a personification) to Napoléon at proper left, wearing laureate wreath and...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed above "ROXOLANICVS·MAXIMVS·", on cistern (cannot read), below "GALLE FEIT", and in exergue "AEDILES·PARIS·IMP·NEAPOLIONI·A·VICTORIA/REDVCI·IN·SVBVRBANO·CAESARVM/GRATES·AGVNT·PR·ID·DECEMBR·MD CCCV·/". Reverse: Inscribed above DE.GERMANIS", at proper right "BRENET·F", and in exergue "PRIMITIAE·BELLI·ARMA·ET·SIGNA·MILITARIA/E·MANVBIIS·VERTINGENS/CIVITATI·DONATA/VI·ID·CCT·MDCCCV·".

Marks

Stamped on edge "CUIVRE".

Provenance

By 1920, Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 20, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case in memory of their father James Brown Case

French, 1805

Mint

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Bramsen 454.

Accession Number

20.488

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals