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Medal - National Column, Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1800 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34155

Summary:
Medal National Column on the Place Vendome, Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1800.
Artist: Benjamin Duvivier
Minted by Paris Mint
Statement Of Significance:
Commemorating the laying iof the first stone of the national column by Lucien Bonaparte (Napoleon's brother) on 14 July 1800.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 32.93 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: 1800 AD
Obverse Description: Bust right, around, BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL; below, CAMBACERESS SECOND CONSUL / LEBRUN. TROISME CONSUL / DE LA REPUBLIQUE / FRANCAISE; on truncation, DUVIVIER
Reverse Description: Legend in eight lines, the first curved: LE PEUPLE FRANCAIS A SES DEFENSEURS / PREMIER PIERREL / DE LA COLONNE NATION / POSEE PAR / LUCIEN BONAPARTE / MINISTRE DE L'INTERIEUR / 25 MESSIDOR AN 8 / 14 JUILLET 1800
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1800
Artist: Benjamin Duvivier - Paris Mint, France, 1800
References: Chitty p.29
Laskey XVI
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Captain J. Laskey, Medals Struck at the National Medal Mint by Order of Napoleon Bonaparte, London, 39 Pages

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