Order of Merit for Arts and Sciences, III Class, Type III

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SKU: 01.ANH.0102.303.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2800 USD

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Estimated market value:

$2800 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: FF Rev: FÜR WISSENSCHAFT UND KUNST
  • Size
    34x58mm; 21x18mm (crown)
  • Version Remarks
    30.18 grams

History


The Order was originally established by Duke Friedrich I in 1873, and was awarded in recognition of meritorious achievements in the fields of art and science at home and abroad.

It was first instituted in only one class, but in 1912 the order was expanded to include I Class, II Class, and III Class.

The II and III Classes were worn suspended from a ribbon on the left side.

The inscription on the obverse translates to: For Science and Art.

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