Medal of Merit for the Battle of Copenhagen 1801, Gold
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Established by King Christian VII, this medal was awarded to recognize individuals who participated in the victorious battle of Copenhagen in 1801.
This rim of the medal is engraved with the recipients number and rank.
Individuals who were ranked as Officers and present at battle, were eligible to receive the gold medal. Reserve Officers received this award without a ring, indicating that it was not intended to be worn.
Obv: MODET VAERGER DEN 2DEN APRIL 1801 Rev: KONGEN HAEDRER FAEDRELANDET SKIONNER
the Royal Mint, Copenhagen
Obv: MODET VAERGER / DEN 2den APRIL 1801 Rev: KONGEN HAEDRER FAEDRELANDET SKIOENER
This version was only awarded to chief of naval defence, Commodore Olfert Fischer. This version weighs approximately 94 grams and can be ...
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