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Medal commemorating the invasion of England, 1804

MEC0831
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Object ID MEC0831
Description Medal commemorating the planned invasion of England, 1804. Obverse: Head of the Emperor Napoleon I, laureate (right). Legend: 'NAPOLEON EMP . ET ROI.' Reverse: Hercules wresting with the giant Antaeus. Legend: 'DESCENTE EN ANGLETERRE.' Exergue: 'FRAPPE A LONDRES EN 1804.' Copy of French medal.
Date made 1804

Artist/Maker Denon, Vivant
Droz, J.P.
Place made France
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials bronze
Measurements Overall: 41 mm
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