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Death of Napoleon at St. Helena, 1821, and the Arrival of his Ashes in Rouen, 10 Dec, 1840.: CM.YG.1771-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Death of Napoleon at St. Helena, 1821, and the Arrival of his Ashes in Rouen, 10 Dec, 1840.

Maker(s)

Alexis Joseph Depaulio (1790-1867)
Production place: France

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Description

Death of Napoleon at St. Helena, 1821, and the Arrival of his Ashes in Rouen, 10 Dec, 1840.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 131.60 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.

Dating

1790 CE - 1867 CE

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 63.3 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Struck

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SAINTE HELENE V MAI MDCCCXXI (in exergue) JE DEIRE QUE MES CENDRES REPOSEXT/ SUR LES BORDS DE LA SEINE/ AU MILIEU DE CE PEUPLE FRANCAIS/ QUE J'AI TANT AIME
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: S.A.R. LE PRINCE DE JOINVILLE COMMANDANT DE L'EXPEDITION (in exergue) PASSAGE A ROUEN/ DES RESTES MORTELS/ DE L'EMPEREUR NAPOLEAN/ LE X DECEMBRE MDCCCXL
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.1771-R
Primary reference Number: 197715
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Created: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Updated: Tuesday 10 February 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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