Obverse legend : NAPOLEON LOUIS EUGÈNE - PRINCE IMPÉRIAL / NE LE 16 MARS 1856.
Obverse description : Tête enfantine du prince à gauche; signé : A. BOVY 1863 / J. PEYRE..
Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Couronne de lauriers.
Napoleon, the son of the Emperor Napoleon III and Eugénie de Montijo, was born March 16, 1856. In 1870, he followed his mother into exile in England. On the death of his father in 1873, he became the leader of the imperial family. He followed a British military training and participated in the campaign of Zululand where he died on 1 June 1879.