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Medal - Victories of 1807, Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34258

Summary:
Medal L'aigle Couronnise 'Victories of 1807' Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu and Louis Jaley
Minted by Paris Mint

Note: L'aigle Couronnise is literally translated as the crowned eagle
Statement Of Significance:
"The Eagle of France having been victorious under the guidance of the Emperor Napoleon in all his campaigns, a medal was ordered to be struck to perpetuate the same" Laskey, p.155
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 41.9 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: napoleon bonaparte
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: napoleonic
Series: Napoleon Bonaparte
DateEra: 1807 AD
Obverse Description: Laureate head facing right; around, NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.; below in small lettering, ANDRIEU F. / DENON DIRT.
Reverse Description: Eagle of France, wings spread head facing right, standing on thunderbolt; above, Victory flying to left placing laurel wreath on eagle's head; in exergue; N in rays (Napoleon's star); in small letters at left, DENON/DT.; in small letters atright, JALEY FT./1807
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu, France, 1807
Artist: Louis Jaley, France, 1807
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1807
References: Laskey XCV
Chitty p.46
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Captain J. Laskey, Medals Struck at the National Medal Mint by Order of Napoleon Bonaparte, London, 155 Pages

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