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Medal - Battle of Wagram, Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), Italy, 1809 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34275

Summary:
Medal Battle of Wagram, Issued by Italy, 1809.
Artist: Luigi Manfredini
Minted by Milan Mint
Statement Of Significance:
"The Battle of Wagram (July 5?6, 1809) was one of the most important military engagements of the Napoleonic Wars and ended in a decisive victory for Emperor Napoleon I's French and Allied army against the Austrian army under the command of Archduke Charles of Austria-Teschen. The battle virtually spelled the destruction of the Fifth Coalition, the Austrian and British-led alliance against France" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wagram
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 37.0 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: 1809 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Napoleon facing right wearing the Iron Crown of Italy; around, NAPOLEO MAGNVS GAL. IMP. IT. REX P.F. AVG. INVICTVS; below in small lettering, L. MANFREDINI F.
Reverse Description: Victory flying right, thunderbolt raised over her head and holding a palm branch in her left hand; around, HOSTIBVS VBIQVE FVSIS CAESIS CAPTIS; in exergue, MDCCCIX
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1809
Artist: Luigi Manfredini, Italy, 1809
Mint: Milan (Mint), Italy, 1809
References: Bramsen 862

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