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Medal - Portrait of Napoleon & Marie Louise, France, circa 1810 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33409

Summary:
Crude cast uniface Portrait medal of Napoleon & Marie Louise, by Bertrand Andrieu, issued by France, circa 1810. It was probably produced in commemoration of the marriage of Napoleon and Marie Louise, 2 April 1810. This is a cheap copy of the electroformed medal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 122 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: circa 1810 AD
Obverse Description: Conjoined busts of Napoleon & Marie Louise facing left; incuse below, ANDRIEU
Reverse Description: crude incuse of obverse
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Bronze
Issued By: France
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu

A copy of the Andrieu medal probably unofficial but retaining his name for commercial reasons
Person Depicted: Napoleon Bonaparte, France
Person Depicted: Empress Marie Louise

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