FRANCE 1837 Capture of Constantine (Algeria) by V. Borrel and A. Caqué 52.4mm bronze medal 73.25 grams struck between 1842 and 1845.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Louis-Philippe I to the left, LOUIS PHILIPPE I ROI DES FRANCAIS / BORREL 1838
Reverse: Roman general holding a sword in one hand and a crown in the other stands on the breach of a rampart, a burning tower behind him on the left, DAMREMONT NEMOURS D’ORLEANS VALEE / PRISE DE CONSTANTINE / LE 13 OCTOBRE / 1837 / C. CAQUE (Trans: TAKING OF CONSTANTINE / OCTOBER 13 / 1837)
Edge: Prow privy mark (Paris Mint) CUIVRE
Antique Lamp (Lampe Antique) . March 1832 – October 1841, Gold and Silver strikes.
Anchor and C interlaced (Ancre et C) , October 1841 – Sept. 1842. Bronze, Silver, Gold.
Prou Antique (Antique Prow) , 1842 – 1845.
Pointing Hand (Main Indicatrice) , June 1845- October 1860.
Bee (Abeille) , November 1860 – December 1879.
Cornucopia (Corne d'Abondance) , Jan. 1, 1880 – present.
Cornucopia plus date of actual striking, 1966 – present.