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Medal commemorating the planned invasion of England; obverse
Medal commemorating the planned invasion of England. Obverse: Head of the Emperor Napoleon I laureate (right). Legend: 'NAPOLEON EMP . ET . ROI.' Reverse: Hercules wresting with the giant Antaeus. Legend: 'DESCENTE EN ANGLETERRE.' Exergue: 'FRAPPE A LONDRES EN 1804.' An English of a rare medal struck in France in advance of the invasion. The bar underneath 'DENON DEREXI' on the obverse covers the place where the date '1806' was removed.
- Image reference: E8049-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London