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Napoleon III, (1808–73)

Artist:
Medalist: Armand-Auguste Caqué (French, Saintes 1793–1881 Paris)
Manufactory:
Cast after the original by the Paris Mint (864–present)
Date:
19th and 20th century
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 in. (76 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes-Reproductions
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis S. Levy, 1950
Accession Number:
50.194.207
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: E. DE NIEUWERKERKE. DIREXIT. CAQUE. FECIT.

Reverse: A CAQUÉ F

Inscription: Obverse: LOUIS. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.

Reverse: (on jar) 5.587.795 / VOIX, ELECTION DU PRESIDENT PAR LA SUFFRAGE UNIVERSEL, (in exergue) X. DECEMBRE MDCCCXLVIII
Louis S. Levy (until 1950; to MMA)
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