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07 April 2020

Napoleonic Medals in the Brukenthal Museum’s Collection

Brukenthal. Acta Musei
Napoleonic Medals in the Brukenthal Museum’s Collection

The Napoleonic medals from the collection of the Brukenthal National Museum consist of one bronze medal struck in Milan under French rule on the occasion of the attempt to the life of First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte (1800), one bronze medal commemorating the conquest of Vienna and Presbourg struck in Paris (1810), a lot of 3 identic silver wedding tokens and a bronze medal struck in Vienna on the occasion of Napoleon I’s wedding with Archduchess Maria Ludovica (1810), and a posthumous medal, struck as well in Paris, on the occasion of the reburial of Napoleon’s body brought from the island of St. Helena to Paris, in the Church of the Invalids (1840).

Source: Sonoc A., Munteanu C. (2017) Napoleonic Medals in the Brukenthal Museum’s Collection. Brukenthal. Acta Musei. XII. 1: 87-104

Source web-site: http://www.brukenthalmuseum.ro/pdf/BAM/BAM%20XII%201%202017%20issn%20e.pdf

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