FRANCE, Premier Empire. Napoléon I.
|389, Lot: 1352. Estimate $200.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1804-1814. AR Medal (40mm, 36.99 g, 12h). Breaking Camp at Bolougne and the Crossing of the Rhine. By Droz and Brenet. Denon, Director. Dually dated 24 August and 25 September 1805 (in Roman numerals
). Struck 1806. NAPOLEON EMP. ET. ROI., laureate head right / L’EMPEREUR COMMANDE LA GRANDE ARMÉE, eagle standing right, head left, in front of scepter resting on draped pulvinar; thunderbolt above; in exergue, LEVÉE DU CAMP DE BOULOGNE LE XXIV./ OUT MDCCCV./ PASSAGE DU REIN LE XXV SEP.ERE/ MDCCCV. Bramsen 430. EF, toned.
From the J. Eric Engstrom Collection.