Militia Service Medal, 1796

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SKU: 02.AUG.0101.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$225+ USD

  • Militia Service Medal Obverse
  • Militia Service Medal Reverse

Estimated market value:

$225+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Johann Jacob Neuss d. Ä., Augsburg
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Rev: AUGSBURGS BEWAFFNETEN BÜRGERN FÜR ERWORBNE VERDIENSTE UM DIE VATERSTADT ZUM ANDENKEN GEWIDMET VON DANKBAREN MITBÜRGERN UND EINWOHNERN 1796
  • Size
    40mm
  • Version Remarks
    19 grams

History


The Medal was conferred upon citizens of Augsburg who formed a military corps to fight against Revolutionary France during the War of the First Coalition.

The War of the First Coalition was the first attempt made by the great dynastic powers of Europe to defeat Revolutionary France.

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