Civil Honour Medal "HONORI", Type I, Gold Medal
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This medal was founded by Emperor Franz I to reward individuals, who were unable to recitative the Austrian Orders, for honourable service and achievements.
The Type I medals feature a young right facing portrait of Emperor Franz I on the obverse.
The Gold Medal could be awarded on a gold chain for very special and meritorious achievements.
The Gold Medal on the gold chain was conferred upon Andreas Hofer for defending Tirol in 1809 against the French.
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