Commemorative Cross for the Austrian War, 1866 (large cross)

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SKU: 02.BAV.0124.101.01.001

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Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gun Metal
  • Inscription
    Rev: 1866
  • Size
    62x67.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    This large version of the cross was made specifically for Prince Carl of Bavaria.

Physical Description and Item Details


A Rupert cross constructed of gun metal. 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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