FRANCE, Premier Empire. Napoléon I.
|389, Lot: 1356. Estimate $200.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1804-1814. AR Medal (40mm, 35.54 g, 12h). The Annexation of Simplon. By Brenet. Denon, Director. Dated 1807. NAPOLEON EMP. ET. ROI., laureate head right / Simplon (as old man of colossal size), seated, legs crossed, in mountain pass, through which winds a baggage train; 1807 on side of cliff; SIMPLON in exergue. Bramsen 688. EF, toned.
From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection.