FRANCE, Premier Empire. Napoléon I.
|389, Lot: 1351. Estimate $200.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1804-1814. AR Medal (40mm, 40.32 g, 12h). The Annexation of Simplon. By Andrieu and Brenet. Denon, Director. Dated 1805 (in Roman numerals
). NAPOLEON EMP. ET. ROI., laureate head right / Napoléon standing right, embracing Liguria, advancing left; to left, eagle standing right, head left; prow of ship to right; in exergue, LA LIGURIE/ RÉUNIE A LA FRANCE/ MDCCCV. Bramsen 422. EF, toned.
From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection.