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Coronation Celebrations at the Paris City Hall

356, Lot: 704. Estimate $100.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Premier Empire. Napoléon I. 1804-1814. AR Medal (35mm, 22.47 g, 12h). Commemorating the Coronation Celebrations at the Paris City Hall. By Brenet. Dated An XIII (AD 1804). Conjoined bust of Napoléon, laureate, and Josephine, wearing stephane, necklace, and draped, right / FIXA PERENNIS IN ALTO SEDES (Fixed everlasting on high [is] his throne), laureate eagle, head right and with wings displayed, seated facing in nest consisting of laurel and oak branches; FÊTES DU COURONNEMENT/ DONNÉES/ A L’HOTEL DE VILLE/ AN XIII • in three lines in exergue. Bramsen 359; Julius 1297. Near EF, toned.