General Honour Decoration for Art, Science, Industry, and Agriculture, Type III, Silver Medal

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SKU: 02.HSD.0102.302.01.000

Estimated market value:

$550 USD

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Estimated market value:

$550 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: ERNST LUDWIG GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE
  • Size
    33mm

History


The Medal was established by Grand Duke Ludwig III and was conferred to recognize and award extraordinary achievements in the fields of art, science, industry and agriculture.

The Award could be conferred upon individuals who were not citizens of Hesse.

In 1904, the medal was divided into the Medal for Art and Science and the Medal for Agriculture and Industry.

The Type III medals feature the portrait of Ernst Ludwig on the obverse.

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