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Marriage of Napoleon and Marie Louise. 1810.

Artist:
Medalist (obverse): Franz Stuckart
Artist:
Medalist (reverse): Anton Guillemard
Manufactory:
Struck at the Paris Mint (864–present)
Factory director:
baron Dominique Vivant Denon (French, Givry 1747–1825 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Hungarian
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:
85.2.14
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: (on tranche of emperor's shoulder) ST[uckart].

Reverse: (in exergue, in script) A. GUILLEMARD F.

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) NAPOLEON I GALLORVM IMP[erator]. ITAL[iae]. REX ET M[aria]. LVDOVICA ARCHI[duchissa]. AVSTRIÆ

Reverse: (on base of column) XI MARTII. / MDCCCX
Hon. Levi P. Morton (until 1885; to MMA)
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