Decoration of Bordeaux, Gold Medal

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  • Decoration of Bordeaux, Gold Medal Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    France
  • date of institution
    June 5, 1814

History


The Decoration of Bordeaux was instituted on June 5, 1814 by the Duke of Angoulême, but was later suppressed on February 10, 1831.

The Decoration was awarded to the Royal Guard of Bordeaux, to volunteers of Bordeaux, and to citizens of Bordeaux for their services in the royalist town on March 12, 1814. The recipients of the Decoration received it in addition to the Decoration of the Lily.

The Decoration was originally created as an armband, was later replaced by a medal on September 6, 1814.

The following variables may be encountered on the Medal: size; crown suspension; surmounting cross.

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Versions

  • Price

    $125-330 USD

  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: BORDEAUX 12 MARS 1814

  • Size

    17-33mm

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