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Napoleon crossing the Grand St. Bernard Pass, 1800.: CM.CH.252-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Napoleon crossing the Grand St. Bernard Pass, 1800.

Maker(s)

J. P. Montagny (1760-1836)
Production place: France

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Description

Napoleon crossing the Grand St. Bernard Pass, 1800.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 87.92 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1937-10-09) by Christ's College, Cambridge

Dating

1760 CE - 1836 CE

Components of the work

Maximum Diameter 59.9 mm

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Struck

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BONAPARTE PREMIER CONSUL DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANSE (in exergue) BATAILLE DE MARENGO/ LE XXVI PRAIRIAL/ AN VIII
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: PASSAGE DU GD.ST. BERNARD/ LE XXV FLOREAL/ AN VIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.CH.252-R
Primary reference Number: 197717
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Audit data

Created: Friday 14 March 2014 Updated: Thursday 9 April 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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