Veterans' Campaign Cross, 1790-1812

SKU: 02.BAV.0119.101.01

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  • Veterans' Campaign Cross, 1790-1812 Obverse
  • Veterans' Campaign Cross, 1790-1812 Obverse
  • Veterans' Campaign Cross, 1790-1812 Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    June 30, 1848

Physical Description


A cross urdy constructed of bronze. The obverse center bears a circular medallion with the Bavarian flag lozenges encompassed by a wreath of laurel. The obverse arms bear the inscription "MAX II KÖNIG VON BAYERN". The reverse center bears a circular medallion with the crowned Bavarian lion holding a sword, encompassed by a wreath of laurel. The reverse arms bear the inscription "DEN VETERANEN DES BAYER HEERES". On a loop for suspension with a blue ribbon with red stripes.

History


The Veterans' Campaign Cross was established by King Maximilian II on June 30, 1848. The cross was conferred upon military personnel who served with the Bavarian Army in the campaigns from 1790 to 1812.

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  • Price

    $75+ USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: MAX II KÖNIG VON BAYERN Rev: DEN VETERANEN DES BAYER HEERES

  • Size

    36x36mm

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