Medal L'aigle Couronnise 'Victories of 1807' Issued by Napoleon Bonaparte (Emperor Napoleon I), France, 1807
Artist: Bertrand Andrieu and Louis Jaley
Minted by Paris Mint

Note: L'aigle Couronnise is literally translated as the crowned eagle

Obverse Description

Laureate head facing right; around, NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI.; below in small lettering, ANDRIEU F. / DENON DIRT.

Reverse Description

Eagle of France, wings spread head facing right, standing on thunderbolt; above, Victory flying to left placing laurel wreath on eagle's head; in exergue; N in rays (Napoleon's star); in small letters at left, DENON/DT.; in small letters atright, JALEY FT./1807

Edge Description



"The Eagle of France having been victorious under the guidance of the Emperor Napoleon in all his campaigns, a medal was ordered to be struck to perpetuate the same" Laskey, p.155

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