Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg)

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  • Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg) (in bronze) Obverse
  • Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg) (in bronze) Reverse
  • Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg) (in bronze) Obverse
  • Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg) (in bronze) Reverse
  • Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal, 1848-1849 (Anhalt-Bernburg) (in bronze) Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    May 8, 1853
  • makers
    G. LOOS D., Berlin

History


The Alexander Carl Commemorative Medal was founded by Duke Carl Alexander of Anhalt-Bernburg and it was awarded to Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, soldiers, and military officials, who actively remained loyal to the Ducal House throughout a revolution, which occured between March 1, 1848 and October 1849. At this time, like much of Europe, the small Dukedom of Anhalt-Bernburg was confronted with revolutionary fervour.

The inscription on the obverse translates to: Fear God and Follow His Commands. The inscription on the reverse roughly translates to: His Good Warriors + For Unshakable Loyalty.

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Versions

  • Price

    $250 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: FÜRCHTE GOTT UND BEFOLGE SEINE BEFEHLE Rev: 1848 ALEXANDER CARL 1849 SEINEN BRAVEN KRIEGERN FÜR UNERSCHÜTTERLICHE TREUE

  • Size

    30mm

  • Maker

    L. Ostermann, formerly G. Loos, Berlin

  • Version Remarks

    14.3 grams

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  • Composition

    Bronze gilt

  • Inscription

    Obv: FÜRCHTE GOTT UND BEFOLGE SEINE BEFEHLE Rev: 1848 ALEXANDER CARL 1849 SEINEN BRAVEN KRIEGERN FÜR UNERSCHÜTTERLICHE TREUE

  • Size

    30mm

  • Maker

    L. Ostermann, formerly G. Loos, Berlin

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