In 2021, we will celebrate the bicentenary of the passing away of Napoleon I. This year will therefore be truly "Napoleon Year" celebrated in France and internationally. We obviously couldn't miss this event and wanted to celebrate it not only from several angles of the heritage of this period of French history but also through our different types of products.
Onthe occasion of thebicentenary of the First French Emperor, Monnaie de Paris wanted to pay tribute toNapoleon by striking a high relief paperweight medal in the shape of a bicorn. Hand-patinated,the face of this bronze medal represents the famous bicorn of the emperor,decorated with a colored cockade.Onthe reverse, we find the portrait of Napoleon, overhanging the mention"Bicentenary Napoleon 1821-2021". Thismedal is numbered on the edge.