Bronze, leather, velvet, brass
Obverse center below bust: "A BORREL"; reverse left "A BORREL", right "1869".
Bronze struck medallion with obverse showing left-facing bust-length profile; legend: "NAPOLEON III EMPEREUR". Reverse shows female figure holding staff and lightning bolts over reclining dragon; legend: "EXPEDITION CHINE ET DE COCHINCHINE"; in exerg.: "1860-1862". In hinged green leather presentation box lined in red velvet, with brass clasp.
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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