Commemorative Medal for the Suspension of Rebellion, 1849, in Silver

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SKU: 02.BAV.0122.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$575 USD

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Estimated market value:

$575 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: MAXIMILIAN II KÖNIG V. BAYERN Rev: IN TREUE FEST 1849
  • Size
    31.5mm

Physical Description and Item Details


A circular medal constructed of silver. The obverse bears the bust of King Maximilian II with the inscription "MAXIMILIAN II KÖNIG V. BAYERN". The reverse bears the inscription "IN TREUE FEST 1849" within an ornate eight-pointed design with smaller rays between each of the points. On a loop for suspension with a deep red ribbon with green stripes at the borders.

History


The Commemorative Medal for the Suspension of Rebellion, 1849 was established by King Maximilian II on June 10, 1849. It was awarded to soldier, non-commissioned soldiers, officers, staff officers, generals and military officers from the Military Corps of the Palatinate who fought in the German revolutions of 1848-49.

The Silver Medal is unofficial.

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