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Battle of Marengo Medal

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Title:
Battle of Marengo Medal
Date: 
1800-1804
Medium: 
Bronze
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Date End: 
1 804
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting clothed bust of Napoleon facing left with legend above: "BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA REP.FRANCE."; inscription below bust: "BATAILLE DE MARENGO./25 ET 26 PRAIRIAL/AN 8."; all within laurel wreath. Reverse bears inscription: "LE PREMIER CONSUL/COMMANDANT/L'ARMEE DE RESERVE/EN PERSONNE:/ENFANS/RAPPELLEZ-VOUS/QUE MON HABITUDE EST/DE COUCHER SUR LE CHAMP/DE BATAILLE."
Object Number: 
INV.3271
Gallery Label: 
This medal commemorates Napoleon's victory over Austria in the Battle of Marengo in 1800.
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group