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Napoleon French St Helena Medal For Veterans Of All Napoleons Wars Upto Waterloo For Sale
NAPOLEON FRENCH St HELENA MEDAL FOR
VETERANS OF ALL NAPOLEONS WARS
Emperor Napoleon I, the creator of the Legion of
honor and various other orders, has never, on the other hand, planned
to set up commemorative medals for its many and brave soldiers. Over
time, many of these veterans, sometimes referred to as "the old
debris", gathered in associations, retaining the memories of
Emperor and the popular cult object, and is attributed to
non-official commemorative medals.
The need to officially honor these veterans was real,
but it was only 42 years after the end of the last battle and the
departure of the Emperor in exile in Saint Helena, that was created,
12 August 1857 by imperial decree of the Emperor Napoleon III, the
It was delivered to the surviving beneficiaries of
the wars of the Revolution and the Empire.
The Medal of Sainte - Hélène rewarded and honored
the French and foreign military, armies of Earth and sea, who served
the Republic or even ' Empire between the years 1792 and 1815.
Medal round bronze, a height of 50 mm and d 'a width
of 31 mm. Burning Desire - Albert bar, engraver-general of
On the obverse: the
Napoléon I Emperor legend surrounded the effigy of the Emperor
crowned. The set was framed by a thick wreath of Laurel.
On the reverse: the
inscription 1792 A 1815 campaigns surrounded the text: to his
companions to glory her last thought Ste-HÉLÈNE 5 may 1821. The
set was framed by a thick wreath of Laurel.
AN OLDFRENCH St HELENAMEDAL AS GIVEN
TO THE VETERANS OF NAPOLEONS MANY WARS BEFORE WATERLOO.
A NICE EXAMPLE OFTHIS RARE MEDAL
RIBBON REPLACEMENT IN
SILK, IDENTICAL IN THE ORIGINAL RIBBON COLOURS
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Napoleon French St Helena Medal For Veterans Of All Napoleons Wars Upto Waterloo: $75