Civil Merit Medal, Type IV, in Gold

SKU: 02.MSW.0116.101.01

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Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    1798

History


The Medal was originally instituted by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz in 1798, and was conferred in recognition of meritorious service rendered to the Grand Duke and the state.

The Type IV Medals were issued under Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II and feature his portrait on the obverse.

Men wore the medal as a neck decoration and women wore the medal on a bow ribbon.

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  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: FRIEDRICH FRANZ GROSSHERZOG V. MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE PER ASPERA AD ASTRA

  • Size

    41mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The award weighs 43 grams.

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  • Price

    $400+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver gilt

  • Inscription

    Obv: FRIEDRICH FRANZ GROSSHERZOG V. MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE PER ASPERA AD ASTRA

  • Size

    41mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The award weighs 43 grams.

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  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: FRIEDRICH FRANZ GROSSHERZOG V. MECKLENBURG-SCHWERIN Rev: DEM REDLICHEN MANNE UND DEM GUTEN BURGER

  • Size

    41mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This version features a different reverse inscription. The award weighs 43 grams.

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