Commemorative Campaign Cross for Officers and Enlisted Men, 1813-1815 (in blackened bronze)

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SKU: 02.BAV.0120.101.01.001

Estimated market value:

$175 USD

  • Commemorative Campaign Cross for Officers and Enlisted Men, 1813-1815 (in blackened bronze) Obverse
  • Commemorative Campaign Cross for Officers and Enlisted Men, 1813-1815 (in blackened bronze) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$175 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Blackened Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: FÜR DIE JAHRE 1813 UND 1814 Rev: KÖNIG UND VATERLAND
  • Size
    32x37.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    This version is constructed of blackened bronze.

Physical Description and Item Details


A straight armed cross paty constructed of blackened bronze with rounded arm points. The obverse center bears a medallion with the royal cipher encompassed by rays and an oak leaf border. The obverse arms bear the inscription "FÜR DIE JAHRE 1813 UND 1814". The reverse center bears a medallion with an image of the crowned Bavarian lion holding a sword. The background is of lozenges (representing the Bavarian flag). Encompassed by a border of oak leaves. The reverse arms bear the inscription "KÖNIG UND VATERLAND". With a loop for suspension.

History


The Commemorative Campaign Cross for Officers and Enlisted Men, 1813-1815 was established by King Maximilian I Joseph on December 4, 1814. The cross was conferred upon officers and enlisted men who participated in the campaigns from 1813 to 1815.

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