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French coin of Napoleon I
40 Francs (gold)
Mint: France, 1812 CE
Diam: 26 mm; Weight: 12.88 gr; Axis: 6
Gift of B. M. Jungwitz, Paris, in memory of his father Benjamin ben Abraham
Accession number: 84.8876
Obverse: Bust of Napoleon I to left, laureate, surrounded by French inscription: NAPOLEON EMPEREUR
Reverse: Value within wreath, surrounded by date and French inscription: EMPIRE FRANÇAIS 1812

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Israeli Ministry of Culture, Department of Museums