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Lot # 478 - France, First Republic. Napoléon Bonaparte, as General de l'armée d'Italie. Medal dated 9 July 1797. (Silver, 47.78 mm, 45.58 g). Dies by Vassallo and Salwrick. ALL’ITALICO Bust left in uniform with broidered collar, long hair flowing to the shoulders; on the bust cut, H VASSALLO. Rev. L’INSUBRIA LIBERA Peace holding an olive branch in the act of attending France, with crested helmet, while posing a phrigian cap on Lombardy head; a small genius holds Lombardy by hand. On the exergue line, right, J S F (Salwerick Josef). At the exergue, IX LUGLIO MDCCLXXXXVII. Julius 556; Essling 710; Millin 14, tav. V; Dani 11; Zeitz -. Near Mint State; beautiful old cabinet tone. Very Rare in silver. Commemoration of the foundation of the Cisalpine Republic.
Lot # 479 - France, First Republic. Council of the five hundred. Medal by Gatteaux. Paris, 1798 (an. VI). Medal. (Gilted copper, 50 mm, 44.37 g). RÉPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE Fasce surmounted by the cap of Liberty; laurel and oak branches at sides and horns of plenty; in exergue, REPRÉS DU PEUP L'AN VI. Rev. CONSEIL DES CINQ-CENTS Triangle and tablet within snake on which, CONSTITUTION DE L'AN TROIS. Cfr. Hennin 846; Julius 617; Essling 750, TNR 69.3. Good very fine.
Lot # 480 - France, First Republic. Napoléon Bonaparte, as Premier Consul, with Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès, as second Consul, Charles-François Lebrun, as third Consul, and Lucien Bonaparte, as Minister of the Interior. Medal dated 25 Messidor L'An 8 and 14 July 1800. Dies by Duvivier. (Bronze, 42 mm, 41.14 g). BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL Bust right, wearing military uniform broidered on the collar and on the chest; DUVIVIER on truncation; CAMBACERES SECOND CONSUL LEBRUN TROISME. CONSUL DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE in four lines below. Rev. LE PEUPLE FRANÇAISE À SES DÉFENSEURS above PREMIERE PIERRE DE LA COLONNE NATIONL. POSÉE PAR LUCIEN BONAPARTE MINISTRE DE L'INTÉRIEUR 25 MESSIDOR AN 8 14 JUILLET 1800 in seven lines. Bramsen 61; Zeitz 62/16. Near mint state. Medal commemorating the placement of the Colonne Vendôme.
Lot # 481 - Napoleon I, King and Emperor of France. Medal 1806 by Andrieu (Bronze, 41.51 mm, 37.87 g). NAPOLEON EMP ET ROI Laureate head of Napoleon right; on the neck cut, ANDRIEU F. Linear bord. Rev. Napoléon as Jupiter seated on eagle flying to left, head to right, wearing billowing cloak and preparing to hurl thunderbolt, three dying Titans below; BATAILLE D'JENA MDCCCVI In two lines in exergue; DENON D to lower left and GALLE F to lower right. Julius 1596; Bramsen 538. Extremely fine. Commemoration of the battle of Jena.
Lot # 482 - Louis-Philippe I (1830-1848) - Napoléon Ier. Medal 1844 by Montagny. The arrival of Napoleon's ashes at the Invalides in Paris. (Gilted copper, 52.57 mm, 72.81 g). HIST. DE LA REVOLUTION, DE L'EMPIRE DE LA RESTAURATION ET DE LA MON. DE 1830. Laureate head of Napoleon I Bonaparte right, below in the exergue, PUBLIÉ PAR POURRAT FRÈRES A PARIS. Rev. Napoleon’s coffin is carried by his followers. In the center, France holding laurel and olive branches and a long garland while an angel holds the letter N on an altar, on which is engraved winged number I. Behind, the Invalides and, in the distance, the Belle-Poule; in the exergue: MONTAGNY FECIT. In the round, CUIVRE. Bramsen 1986; RdC 27. Extremely fine The work by L. Vivien, “Histoire générale de la Révolution française, de l'Empire, de la Restauration, de la Monarchie de 1830” was published by Pourrat frères in 1844. This medal was certainly an advertising medal commissioned by the publisher Pourrat Frères. Very fine hairlines for this superb gilded copper medal.
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