Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Gold medal commemorating Emperor Napoléon I’s coronation

Gold medal commemorating Emperor Napoléon I’s coronation

Andrieu foundry - 1804

In this medal, intended for one of his family members, Napoléon looks every bit the Roman emperor.

Historical Provenance - Marshall Louis Alexandre Berthier family collection

Gold


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