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Visit of Napoleon III to England: CM.79.78-1919

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Titles

Visit of Napoleon III to England

Maker(s)

Pinches Family (Engraver)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-11-22) by Fry, Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1855

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 41.4 mm Diameter 41.4 mm Weight 38.04 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: French eagle supporting oval medallions with portraits of Queen Victoria and Napoleon III, sprays of roses thistles and shamrock around.

  • Text: WELCOME TO ENLAND
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Crossed flags of France and England behind fasces

  • Text: TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT OF THEIR IMPERIAL MAJESTIES OF THE EMPEROR AND EMPRESS OF FRANCE .APRIL.1855.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.79.78-1919
Primary reference Number: 229241
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Monday 16 September 2019 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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