City Police Long Service Medal in Silver

SKU: 02.HAM.0107.102.01

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  • City Police Long Service Medal in Silver
  • City Police Long Service Medal in Silver
  • City Police Long Service Medal in Silver Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    January 15, 1865

Physical Description


An ovular medal constructed of silver. The obverse bears a Leopold cross the the image of Hamburg castle in the center, encompasses by a border with the inscription "HAMBURGER BÜRGER MILITÄR GESTIFTET D.15 JANUAR 1865". The reverse bears the Roman numeral "XXV" encompassed by a wreath of oak and laurel tied with a ribbon in a bow at the bottom. On a loop for suspension, on a half red and half white ribbon.

History


The City Police Long Service Medal was established on January 15, 1865 by the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. The date is also the 50th anniversary of the police service in the city. The Silver Medal was conferred upon members of Hamburg's Police Force who had rendered 25 years of loyal service.

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  • Price

    $270 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: HAMBURGER BÜRGER MILITÄR GESTIFTET D.15 JANUAR 1865 Rev: XXV

  • Size

    32x26mm

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