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1867 Paris Universal Exposition Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10772
Date: 
ca. 1867
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 5/8 in. ( 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at center: "BARRE 1869" Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at right: "VAUTHIER GALLE" Inscription: edge, at right: "ARGENT"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing head of male youth facing right with legend: "NAPOLEON EUGENE LOUIS/PRINCE IMPERIAL." Reverse depicts allegorical scene of crowned figure of France holding laurel wreaths above draped figures personifying various nations, presenting offerings to her; legend above: "EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE"; inscription in exergue: "PARIS/MDCCCLXVII."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group