Cross for Security Services, II Class

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SKU: 02.BAV.0108.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$200 USD

  • Cross for Security Services, II Class
  • Cross for Security Services, II Class Reverse

Estimated market value:

$200 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Weiss & Co., Munich
  • Composition
    Bronze gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: L Rev: FÜR XX JAHRE DIENST ZEIT
  • Size
    40.5x45mm
  • Version Remarks
    This award is scarce.
  • Image Licensing
    This image is attributed to "Die Ritter und. Verdienstorden, ehren-, Verdienst und Denkzeichen Sowie Dienstalters Auszeichnungen des Konigreichs Bayern." by Jacob Leser and Oskar Leser. The book was published in 1858, and falls within the public domain in Canada. It is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

Physical Description and Item Details


A straight-armed cross with curved ends constructed of bronze gilt and enamels. The obverse bears a circular central medallion with a crowned L cipher on a ribbed background. The reverse bears a circular central medallion with a Bavarian lion. The reverse arms bear the inscription "FUR XX JAHRE DIENST ZEIT" (For 20 Years of Service). On a loop for suspension.

History


The Cross for Security Services was established on February 10, 1906 by Prince Regent Luitpold. It was awarded to individuals for long and exceptional service within the Security Service. The Cross for Security Services was in two classes: I Class for 35 years of service and II Class for 20 years of service.

The II Class Cross was awarded for 20 years of service.

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