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



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

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