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Medal - Conquest of Upper Egypt, Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1798 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34138

Summary:
Medal Conquest of Upper Egypt, Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1798
Artist: Andre Galle
Minted by Paris Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 35 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 21.62 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: 1798 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Memnon facing left; around, CONQUETE DE LA HAUTE EGYPTE AN. VII Below bust in small letters, GALLE F.
Reverse Description: Crocodile chained to palm tree; in small letters on ground GALLE; in exergue DENON DIREXIT
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1798
Artist: Andre Galle, France
References: Chitty p.28
Laskey IX
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Captain J. Laskey, Medals Struck at the National Medal Mint by Order of Napoleon Bonaparte, London, 18 Pages

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