Bronze medal of Marengo by Brenet and Auguste

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Medal of Marengo by Brenet and Auguste.
In bronze.

Obverse with the bust of French First Consul marked « BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA REP. FRANÇE// BATAILLE DE MARENGO./ 25 ET 26 PRAIRIAL/ AN 8. » (Bonaparte First Counsul Representing France // Battle of Marengo / June 14/1800). 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/Commanding/Army Reserve/In Person/Children/Remember/My Habit is/to sleep on the battlefield).

Diameter: 4,9 cm (2 in.).

As is.
 

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2011080065