General Honour Decoration for Life Saving

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  • General Honour Decoration for Life Saving (for life saving) Obverse
  • General Honour Decoration for Life Saving (for life saving) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    May 2, 1896
  • remarks
    This is a very rare medal.

History


The Medal was instituted by Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig and was conferred upon individuals who risked their own lives to save another person.

The medals feature numerous obverse inscriptions, including: FÜR RETTUNG VON MENSCHENLEBEN (for saving a life), FÜR WIEDERHOLTE RETTUNG (for repeatedly saving lives), and FÜR RETTUNG AUS LEBENSGEFAHR (for rescuing from mortal danger).

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  • Price

    $1650 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST LUDWIG GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: FÜR WIEDERHOLTE RETTUNG

  • Size

    33mm

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  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST LUDWIG GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: FÜR WIEDERHOLTE RETTUNG

  • Size

    33mm

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  • Price

    $325 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST LUDWIG GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: FÜR RETTUNG VON MENSCHENLEBEN

  • Size

    33mm

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  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST LUDWIG GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: FÜR RETTUNG AUS LEBENSGEFAHR

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    33mm

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