Medal for Art and Science, Type III, in Silver
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This medal was instituted by Prince Alexander I of Bulgaria, and it was conferred upon foreigners and Bulgarian citizens in recognition of outstanding achievement in the fields of art, commerce, agriculture, and science. It was also awarded to encourage further efforts within these fields.
The medal was the first award in Bulgaria founded to solely award civilians.
The reverse inscription translates to “For Science and Art.”
The Type III medals feature the portrait of Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria on the obverse, have an obverse inscription that translates to “Boris III Tsar of the Bulgarians,” and may or may not have a surmounting Imperial crown.
Obv: БОРИСЪ III. ЦАРЬ НА БЪЛГАРИТЪ Rev: ЗА НАУКА И ИЗКУСТВО
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