Commemorative Cross for the Austrian War, 1866

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  • Commemorative Cross for the Austrian War, 1866 Obverse
  • Commemorative Cross for the Austrian War, 1866 Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    August 25, 1866

Physical Description


A Rupert cross constructed of bronze. The obverse bears a central medallion with a crowned Bavarian lion within an oak leaf wreath. The reverse bears a central medallion with the date "1866" within an oak leaf wreath. On a loop for suspension with a light blue and white striped ribbon.

History


This cross was established by King Ludwig II and it was conferred to recognize participation in the 1866 Austro-Prussian War.

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Versions

  • Price

    $50+ USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Rev: 1866

  • Size

    37mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

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  • Composition

    Gun Metal

  • Inscription

    Rev: 1866

  • Size

    62x67.5mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This large version of the cross was made specifically for Prince Carl of Bavaria.

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