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1796 Napoleon in Italy, France.


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1796 Napoleon in Italy, France.

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24mm

 

Hennin 763 var.

d'Essling 696

 

This is one of the earliest medals or jetons issued with the image of Napoleon on it. Of the many variants of the "Les fruits..." this probably has one of the first engravings of Napoleon, probably modeled from life. I say that because it looks like he needed someone to comb his hair...

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