Ducal "F" Letter Decoration (Anhalt-Köthen)

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SKU: 02.ANH.0126.101.01.000

  • "F" Letter Decoration Obverse

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Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gold/Silver/Diamonds
  • Size
    29x60mm
  • Version Remarks
    12.3 grams The image of the "F" Letter Decoration is a scanned image from "The Book of Order of Knighthood and Decorations of Honour of all Nations" edited by Sir Bernard Burke. The book was published in 1858, and falls within the public domain in Canada {{PD-Canada-anon}} and the United States {{PD-1923}}. It is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. The image can be found at https://archive.org/stream/bookofordersofk00burk#page/n49/mode/2up.

History


The Decoration was established by Duke Heinrich as an award for senior state officials who had loyally served himself and his brother, Ferdinand for 50 years and who during this time had rendered particularly meritorious service to the Prince and Fatherland.

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