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389, Lot: 1350. Estimate $200.
Sold for $207. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANCE, Premier République. Directoire. Napoléon Bonoparte. General de l’armée d’Orient, 1798-1799. WM Medal (38.5mm, 20.98 g, 12h). Arrival of Napoléon in Alexandria. By Kempson and Kidon of Birmingham? Dated 2 July 1798. NAPOLEONE BUONAPARTE GENERAL OF THE FRENCH ARMY IN EGYPT, bust of Napoléon facing, head left, wearing military uniform / Two tents, cannon, pile of arms, and stacks of cannonballs before pyramid; LANDED AT ALEXANDRIA/ JULY 2nd 1798 ·/ MDCCXCIX. Hennin 847. Near EF, some corrosion.

From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection.