Civil Merit Medal, Type III, Silver Medal (stamped "LOSCH F.")

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SKU: 02.BAV.0101.302.01.000

Estimated market value:

$800+ USD

  • Civil Merit Medal, Type III, Silver Medal Obverse
  • Civil Merit Medal, Type III, Silver Medal Obverse
  • Civil Merit Medal, Type III, Silver Medal Reverse
  • Civil Merit Medal, Type III, Silver Medal Obverse

Estimated market value:

$800+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: MAXIMILIAN IOSEPH KÖNIG VON BAYERN Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE UM FÜRST UND VATERLAND
  • Size
    36mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/bavaria/medals/other-bavarian-medals/bavaria-kingdom-a-civil-merit-medal-silver-grade-c-1860

Physical Description and Item Details


A round silver medal; the obverse depicting the rightward facing bust of King Maximilian, circumscribed by his name and title; the reverse inscribed “DEM VERDIENSTE UM FÜRST UND VATERLAND” (German - For merit for the prince and fatherland); on a double loop for suspension; measuring 36mm in diameter; marked under bust, weighing 19.9 grams; in overall very fine condition.

History


The Type III medals were issues multiple times.

The first group of medals were issued between in 1808, the second group of medals were issued in 1840, and the third group of medals were issued between 1840-1918.

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