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Medal - Restoration of Cisalpina, Italy, 1799 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33401

Medal Restoration of Cisalpina, Issued by Italy, 1799
Minted in Milan or Turin
Statement Of Significance:
The Cisalpine Republic was renamed the Italian Republic
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 52 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: napoleonic
Series: Napoleon Bonaparte
DateEra: 1799 AD
Obverse Description: Bare head facing left, around, BONAPARTE PRIMVS CONSVL; below, ANNO VIII.; below neck in small lettering the artist's name, LEVY
Reverse Description: Hercules, his club and lion skin on the ground behind him, assisting Italy to her feet; in the background, winged Victory inscribes a shield, HOSTIBVS / PROPE / MARENGVM / FVSIS; around above, XII MVNITISSIMIS OPPIDIS VNA DIE AD DEDITIONEM COACTIS; in exergue, RESPVBLICA CISALPINA / RESTITVTA; on exergue line, A. APP. INV. L.F.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Italy, 1799
Artist: Carlo Lavy

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