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ANDRIEU, Jean-Bertrand

Bordeaux, Gironde 1761 - Paris 1822

JEUFFROY, Romain-Vincent

Rouen, Seine-Maritime 1749 - Prunay-en-Yvelines, Yvelines 1826

Obverse by ANDRIEU, reverse by JEUFFROY.

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

Napoléon Empereur / Bonaparte proclamé Empereur, 1804

Napoleon Emperor / Bonaparte proclaimed Emperor, 1804

1804

gilt bronze struck

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): diam. 1 58 in.

obverse:
around circumference: NAPOLEON EMPEREUR
signed: DENON DIRt.; ANDRIEU F.
reverse:
around circumference: LE SENAT ET LE PEUPLE
in exergue: AN XIII
signed: DENON DIR.; JEUFFROY F.

Acc. No.: 85.2.77

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 23rd, 2019)

Comment

  • The medal is located on 4th line, 1st from the right.