Medal for Art and Science, Type II, in Gold

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.MSW.0121.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2700 USD

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Estimated market value:

$2700 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gold
  • Inscription
    Obv: FRIEDRICH FRANZ GROSSHERZOG VON MECKLENBURG SCHWERIN Rev: DEN WISSENSCHAFTEN UND K√úNSTEN
  • Size
    43mm

History


The Medal was originally founded by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz and was conferred in recognition of outstanding achievements in the areas of the art and science.

On February 28, 1859, Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II created statues for the Medal.

The Gold Medal was worn from around the neck. Women wore the medal on a bow ribbon.

The Type II Medals feature a right facing portrait of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz.

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