1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon

World Coins - 1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon
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1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon  Obverse:  J. JOUANNIN F. DENON D. -- Bust of General Bonaparte, three-quarter face, crowned with a wreath of the flowers of the lotus; on the base of the neck of the bust, J. JOUANNIN F. DENON D. //  Reverse:  L'EGYPTE CONQUISE / MDCCXCVIII -- A triumphal chariot, on the side of which are suspended two Egyptian quivers with arrows; one full, the other nearly empty. The conqueror stands erect in the chariot, clothed in Roman costume. Victory on wing, is approaching with a palm branch in one hand, and in the other an olive wreath, which she holds out towards him. The car is drawn by two camels, richly caparisoned, with Egyptian ornaments; they appear to be passing between Cleopatra's needle in the fore, and Pompey's pillar in the back-ground.  Bronze, Uncirculated, 41.28 mm, 37.5 g, Edge: Stamped "BRONZE" and a "CORNUCOPIA" 1974, Signed "J. JOUANNIN F. DENON D." on the truncation and "BRENET F. DENON D." on the reverse exergue.   d'Essling 766; Hennin 879
World Coins - 1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon
World Coins - 1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon
World Coins - 1798 France - Napoleon - The Conquest of Egypt by Julien Marie Jouannin and Dominique-Vivant Denon
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