Commemorative Court Officials Medal 1898, Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials)

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SKU: 02.AUT.0203.103.01.000

Estimated market value:

$540 USD

  •  Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials) Obverse
  •  Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials) Obverse
  •  Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials) Obverse
  •  Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials) Reverse
  •  Civil Division, Bronze (Other Court Officials) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$540 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Austria (Imperial)
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Rev: FRANCISCVS JOSEPHVS I QVINQVAGENARII REGNI DIEM FESTVM CELEBRANS II DECEMBRIS MDCCCXCVIII
  • Size
    321x43mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/austria-imperial/medals/austria-empire-a-commemorative-court-officials-medal-in-bronze-c-1889

Physical Description and Item Details


(Jubileums Hofmedaille in Bronze). An oval bronze medal; the obverse depicting a rightward facing bust of Kaiser Franz Joseph; the reverse inscribed in Latin; on a horizontal ribbon suspension - suspended from its period original ribbon featuring a medal ribbon bar, dated “1848-1898”; measuring 31.02 mm (w) x 43.52 mm (h); weighing 20.5 grams; in overall very fine condition.

History


This medal was instituted by Emperor Franz Joseph I in commemoration of his 50th anniversary of reign.

The medal was awarded to all individuals that had rendered personal service to the Emperor between December 2, 1848-December 2,1898.

The ribbon may be feature a clasp reading, "1848-1898".

The medals awarded to court officials (civilians) were awarded with ribbons that hung straight down.

The medals awarded to military personnel were awarded with triangular ribbons.

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