From the R.T. Collection of Napoleonic Medals
Lot 406: FRANCE, First Empire. Napoléon I Æ Medal, Dated 1804.
- Starting Bid: $300
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FRANCE, First Empire. Napoléon I Æ Medal (37.88 gm; 40 mm). Celebrating the propagation of the Smallpox Vaccine. Dated 1804. Dies by Andrieu; Denon, mintmaster. NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI., laureate head to right; ANDRIEU F. on neck truncation / Asclepius standing facing, head to right, resting hand on serpent-entwined staff and placing arm around Venus Pudica, flanked by cow to left and lancet with vial of vaccine to right; LA VACCINE MDCCCIV. in two lines in exergue, ANDRIEU F. to lower left and DENON DIR. to lower right. Bramsen 400. Beautiful red patina. Choice UNC. "Fleur De Coin" From the R. T. Collection of Napoleonic Medals from the First French Republic and Empire; Ex CNG, Auction 103, 14 September 2016, lot 1121 (part of).
- Offered By: Pars Coins
- Lot #: 406
- Listing #: 466290
- Closed: Monday, September 26, 2022 1:15:00 PM CT
- Estimate: $500