Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Medal - Marriage of Jérôme Napoleon, Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34267

Summary:
Medal Mariage du Roi de Westphalie 'Marriage of Jérôme Napoleon, King of Westphalia', Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu
Minted by Paris Mint
Commemorating the marriage of Jérôme Bonaparte to Catharina of Wurrtemberg
Statement Of Significance:
Medal commemorating the marriage of Jérôme Bonaparte to Catharina daughter of the King of Wurrtemberg. She was Jérôme Bonaparte's second wife. They married on August 22, 1807 in the Royal Palace at Fontainebleau, France. Jérôme Bonaparte (November 15, 1784 - June 24, 1860) was the youngest brother of Emperor Napoleon I of France.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.9 g (Weight)

More information

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: 1807 AD
Obverse Description: Laureate head facing right; around, NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.; on neck truncation, ANDRIEU F.; below, DENON DIRT.
Reverse Description: Two winged Cupids, one of which is seated on a stone, weaving a wreath of roses, by his side, burns the torch of Hymen; the other Cupid, with his bow and quiver slung at his back, taking the flowers for his companion from a basket; in exergue, J.NAPOLEON C.DE WURTEMBERG / N within rays (the star of Napoleon) / MDCCCVII.; on exergue line in small lettering, ANDRIEU F. DENON.D.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu, France, 1807
Person Named: Jerome Bonaparte, France, 1807
Person Named: Catharina von Wurrtemberg, France, 1807
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1807
References: Laskey XCI
Chitty p.45
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Captain J. Laskey, Medals Struck at the National Medal Mint by Order of Napoleon Bonaparte, London, 151 Pages

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No