A Medal of Napoleon Bonaparte as President of the Italian Republic, verso

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Horizontal rectangle. Obverse: the head is turned toward the left. Inscription: "BONAPARTE R[eipublicae] I[talianae] PRAESES."* With pencil the length of the square with sides tangent to the medal is indicated at right as pa ("a" superscripted) 3 3/4. Above in the center the caption: "destra." On the other side is the reverse, caption written by Giani with pencil – as the other – "Ebe da l'imortalità a Origa** d'ercole." Hebe sitting embraced probably by Ares upon a couch, holds a pitcher and the bowl, from which the kneeling Hercules is drinking immortality. In the background is the biga, with a genius holding the horse. Dimension written as at the other side. Made in: Italy. Date: 1800s. Record ID: chndm_1938-88-3076.

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