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The Entry into Berlin, 1806

Artist:
Medalist (obverse): Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Artist:
Medalist (reverse): Louis Jaley (1763–1838)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt bronze, struck
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Hon. Levi P. Morton, 1885
Accession Number:
85.2.97
Not on view
This medal was struck for the Metropolitan Museum of Art at the Paris Mint at the request of the donor, Hon. Levi P. Morton, formerly U.S. Minister to France.
Signature: Obverse: ANDRIEU F.; Reverse: DENON Dt., JALEY Ft.

Inscription: Legend: obverse (in margin), NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.


Legend: reverse (in margin), PORTE DE BRANDEBOURG; (in exergue), L'EMPEREUR ENTRE A BERLIN/LE XXCII OCTOBRE/MDCCCVI
Hon. Levi P. Morton (until 1885; to MMA)
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