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Medal - Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte, France Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33422

Electroformed uniface Portrait medal of Napoleon, by Bertrand Andrieu, Issued by France. The medal has been joined by a circular frame with lugs on the back, may have been designed to be incorporated in a piece of furniture or a book cover.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 78 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
Obverse Description: Draped and laureate busts of Napoleon facing right wearing Legion of Honour medal; around, NAPOLEON EMPEREUR; on truncation, ANDRIEU F,
Reverse Description: crude incuse of obverse
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: France
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu

A copy of the Andrieu medal probably unofficial but retaining his name for commercial reasons

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