1866 Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico, Silver Medal #110977

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1866 Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico, Silver Medal  #110977
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Napoleon III invaded the Mexican Republic in 1861 and installed Maximillian as Emperor of Mexico in 1864, replacing president Benito Juarez. This medal from 1866-1867 shows the conjoined busts of Emperor Maximilian and his wife Carlota (Charlotte) of Mexico. Ocampo signature below the busts. Arms of the Empire of Mexico on the reverse. Silver, reeded edge. 31mm, AU. Benito Juarez eventually ousted the emperor, who was executed by firing squad in 1867. State: Mexico City: Date: 1866