100046 | FRANCE/RUSSIA. Napoleon I bronze Medal.

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    100046 | FRANCE & RUSSIA. Napoleon I bronze Medal. Dated 1812. Commemorating the Battle of Borodino and the Capture of Moscow (41mm, 37.40 g, 12h). By Andrieu, Jeuffroy, and Denon.

     

    NAPOLEON EMP ET ROI, laureate head right / BATAILLE DE LA MOSCOWA / VII SEPTEMBRE / MDCCCXII, French hussar on horse rearing right, holding sword and assailing Russian grenadiers to lower right.

     

    Bramsen 1162; Julius 2528; d'Essling 1370. Choice Mint State, rich brown surfaces, with underlying luster. Exceptional detail.

     

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