General Honour Decoration, Type II (for loyal service)

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SKU: 02.HSD.0101.201.01.001

Estimated market value:

$325 USD

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Estimated market value:

$325 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: LUDWIG IV GROSHERZOG VON HESSEN Rev: FÜR TREUE DIENSTE
  • Size
    33mm

History


The General Honour Decoration was established by Grand Duke Ludwig II on September 25, 1843, but was never awarded before his death in 1848. His son, Ludwig III created status for the medal on November 14, 1849.

The Medal was conferred upon individuals for outstanding merit, praiseworthy actions and extraordinary accomplishments.

The medals feature a variety of obverse inscriptions.

The Type II medals featured the portrait of Ludwig IV on the obverse.

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