Medal of Napoleon II

Object Name: 
Medal of Napoleon II

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Object Name: 
Medal of Napoleon II
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.7.1
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Arthur Rubloff, by exchange
Primary Description: 
Coppery-brown copper; minted. Flat, circular disk; the obverse with convex bust-length portrait of a male child in military uniform with fur cape, facing dexter; inscribed below "CAQUE 1834."; inscribed around the edge "NAPOLEON II EMPEREUR/DES FRANCAIS."; the reverse inscribed "NE A PARIS/LE 20 MARS 1811. /PARTI POUR VIENNE/AVRIL 1814./PROCLAME PAR LES CHAMBRES/LE 23 JUIN 1815./MORT A VIENNE/LE 22 JUILLET/1832."; stamped "CUIVRE" with a hand pointing at the inscription from the left, on the rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rubloff, Arthur, Source
1986-03-24
Sotheby's, Source
1986-03-24
Technique: 
Inscription: 
CAQUE 1834
Inscription
Below portrait
CUIVRE
Inscription
On the rim on the reverse
NE A PARIS/LE 20 MARS 1811. /PARTI POUR VIENNE/AVRIL 1814./PROCLAME PAR LES CHAMBRES/LE 23 JUIN 1815./MORT A VIENNE/LE 22 JUILLET/1832.
Inscription
On reverse
NAPOLEON II EMPEREUR/DES FRANCAIS
Inscription
Around the edge on the obverse