Bronze Marengo medal by Brenet and Auguste

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Marengo medal by Brenet and Auguste.
Bronze.

Obverse bust of First Council marked « BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA REP. FRANÇE// BATAILLE DE MARENGO./ 25 ET 26 PRAIRIAL/ AN 8. » (BONAPARTE FIRST COUNCIL REPRESENTING FRANCE BATTLE OF MARRENGO 25 AND 26 PRAIRIAL AN 8) . Reverse marked : LE PREMIER CONSUL/ COMMANDANT/ L'ARMÉE DE RÉSERVE/ EN PERSONNE :/ ENFANS/ RAPPELLEZ-VOUS/ QUE MON HABITUDE EST/ DE COUCHER SUR LE CHAMP/ DE BATAILLE. » (FIRST COUNCIL COMMANDER ARMY RESERVES IN PERSON CHILDREN REMEMBER MY HABIT IS TO SLEEP ON THE BATTLEFIELD)
Diameter: 4,9 cm (2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2011040316