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Medal - Attack of Anvers & Napoleon Bonaparte at Schoenbruun, France, 1809 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34279

Medal 'Attaque d'Anvers et Sejour a Schoenbrunn 'Attack of Anvers and Napoleon Bonaparte at Schoenbruun', Issued by France, 1809
Artists: Joseph F Domard and Alexis J Depaulis
Minted by Paris Mint
Statement Of Significance:
"This medal, was struck by the order of the French government, on the attack of Anvers by the English, and the taking possession of the imperial palace of Schoenbrunn at Vienna, by the Emperor Napoleon, where he established the head-quarters of the French army" Laskey p.169
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.2 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: Jupiter seated on throne facing, he holds a staff in his right hand and a thunderbolt in his left; around, JUPITER STATOR; near rim in small lettering, DENON D. DOMARD F.; in exergue, NAPOLEON A SCHOENBRUNN / MDCCCIX
Reverse Description: Turreted female standing facing right, in her right hand an inverted spear; in her left hand a winged caduceus around which a snake entwined; her left foot rests on a ship's prow, the ship has a lion-head ram; in field at right, an open hand rising from a tower; near rim in small lettering, DENON. D. DEPAULIS. F.; in exergue, ANVERS ATTAQUEE / PAR LES ANGLAIS / M.D.CCCIX
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Napoleon Bonaparte, France, 1809
Artist: Alexis Depaulis, France, 1809
Artist: Joseph Domard, France, 1809
Mint: Paris (Mint), France, 1809
Deity Depicted: Jupiter (Ancient deity), France, 1809

Jupiter Stator
References: Laskey CII
  1. [Book], Captain J. Laskey, Medals Struck at the National Medal Mint by Order of Napoleon Bonaparte, London, 168-169 Pages

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