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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand

Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Alliance avec la Saxe, 1806

Alliance with Saxony, 1806

1806

gilt bronze struck

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 1 58 in.

obverse:
at left: NAPOLEON EMP.
at right: CHARLEMAGNE EMP.
at base: AN. M.DCCC.VI.
signed on tranche: ANDRIEU F.
signed below tranche: DENON DIR.
reverse:
at left: VITIKIND. R[ex]. S[axonum]. [Witikind, King of the Saxons]
at right: FREDERIC AUG[uguste]. R[ex]. S[axoniae]. [Frederic Augustus, King of Saxony]
à la base : M.DCCC.VI.
signed on tranche: ANDRIEU F.
signed below tranche: DENON DIR.

Acc. No.: 85.2.99

Credit Line: Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton, 1885

Photo credit: www.metmuseum.org, May 2019

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Provenance

  • The medals in this collection were struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, formerly U.S. Minister to France.
  • 1885, Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (April 22nd, 2019)

Comment

  • The medal is located on 3rd line, 1st from the right.