Honour Medal "VIRTUTE ET EXEMPLO", Type II, Gold Medal

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.AUT.0134.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$4720 USD

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Estimated market value:

$4720 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Austria (Imperial)
  • Composition
    Gold
  • Inscription
    Obv: IOSEPH II.D.G.R.IMP.G.ET H. REX. COR. ET HERES R.H. B.A.A. D.B. ET L.M.D.H & Rev: VIRTVTE ET EXEMPLO
  • Size
    40.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    This version is stamped "WIDEMAN".

History


This medal was instituted by Emperor Joseph II to commemorate his ascension to the position of Roman King.

It was awarded to recognize Austrian citizens for extraordinary military service and achievements.

The Gold Medal could be worn on a gold chain around the neck of the recipient as a sign of additional honour.

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