Medal of Merit for Industry and Agriculture in Gold

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SKU: 02.HSD.0117.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$1100 USD

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Estimated market value:

$1100 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: LANDWIRTSCHAFT GEWERBE Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE IM ANFANG WAR DIE THAT
  • Size
    38mm

History


The Medal is the successor of the Merit Medal for Science, Art, Industry and Agriculture, which was founded by Grand Duke Ludwig III on May 21, 1853, and was conferred upon individuals in recognition of extraordinary achievements in the aforementioned fields.

In 1904, the Medal was divided into the Merit Medal for Art and Economics and the Merit Medal for Agriculture and Industry.

The Merit Medal for Agriculture and Industry was conferred in recognition of extraordinary achievements in the fields of Agriculture and Industry.

The medals were designed by Professor Rudolf Bosselt from Darmstadt.

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