Medal Marie Louise (Maria Luigia), Duchess of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla, Issued by France & Italy, 1815
Artist: Donald'i
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Obverse Description

Bust facing right, no legend

Reverse Description

Legend in seven lines: MARIA LUIGIA / PRINC. IMP. ARCID. / D'AUSTRIA / PER LE GR. DI DIO DUCH. / DI PARMA PIAC. / E GUAST. / 1815; in small lettering near the rim, DONALD'I F.

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Marie Louise (Maria Luigia) of Austria (12 December 1791 - 17 December 1847) was the second wife of Napoleon I, as such, she was Empress of France from 1810 to 1814. After Napoleon's final loss of power, she remained Duchess of Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla from 1814 until her death.

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