France, Napoleon I Bonaparte. Gilded box medal, French Grenadiers, 1815, by E. J. Dubois, uniformed bust almost full face in bearskin headgear with pomegranate badge, GRENADIER FRANÇAIS, based on a legend in a civic wreath, A LA GLOIRE DES ARMÉES FRANÇAISES, containing 15 double-sided and 2 single-sided fiche (glued to the box), with details of battles, Bramsen 1700, Julius 3438, Pressler 885, Koch 2755, gilt bronze 48 mm, weight 19,12 g. , Condiltion aUNC. Extremely rare.
This exceptionally striking and rare medal pays tribute to the glorious grenadiers and their victorious battles fought between 1792 and 1814. Nearly 200 places are inscribed on the circular cardboard fiche inside the medal, along with dates where the French army triumphed.