Summary

Medal, Museum of Napoleon, Laocoon Gallery, by Andrieu, Issued by France, 1804.
Minted in Paris

Obverse Description

Laureate head of Napoleon facing right; below, ANDRIEU F.

Reverse Description

An internal perspective view of the hall used for the reception of the antique statue of the Laocoon depicted at the far back; at sides are the statue of Pallas de Velletri and the colossal Ceres, the busts of Serapis and Minerva, the statue of Bacchus, &c.; in exergue, MUSEE NAPOLEON; on exergue line in small lettering, ANDRIEU F. DENON D.

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

One of two medals depicting galleries of the Musee Francaise used to show objects brought to France by Napoleon.

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