Medal Mariage du Roi de Westphalie 'Marriage of Jérôme Napoleon, King of Westphalia', Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu
Minted by Paris Mint
Commemorating the marriage of Jérôme Bonaparte to Catharina of Wurrtemberg

Obverse Description

Laureate head facing right; around, NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.; on neck truncation, ANDRIEU F.; below, DENON DIRT.

Reverse Description

Two winged Cupids, one of which is seated on a stone, weaving a wreath of roses, by his side, burns the torch of Hymen; the other Cupid, with his bow and quiver slung at his back, taking the flowers for his companion from a basket; in exergue, J.NAPOLEON C.DE WURTEMBERG / N within rays (the star of Napoleon) / MDCCCVII.; on exergue line in small lettering, ANDRIEU F. DENON.D.

Edge Description



Medal commemorating the marriage of Jérôme Bonaparte to Catharina daughter of the King of Wurrtemberg. She was Jérôme Bonaparte's second wife. They married on August 22, 1807 in the Royal Palace at Fontainebleau, France. Jérôme Bonaparte (November 15, 1784 - June 24, 1860) was the youngest brother of Emperor Napoleon I of France.

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