Merit Medal, Type II, in Bronze

SKU: 02.MST.0102.103.01

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Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    October 1, 1904
  • makers
    J. Godet & Sohn Konigl, Berlin
  • remarks
    This is a very rare medaL. There were only 33 Type II Bronze Medals awarded to citizens of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

History


This medal was instituted by Grand Duke Adolf Friedrich V, and it was conferred upon individuals that had provided exemplary service and loyalty to the Grand Ducal House and Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

The medal could also be awarded to recognize exemplary acts of merit and merit within labour.

The Bronze Medal was awarded to low-ranking servants, labourers, and officials within the court of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, as well as individuals within the courts of allied Houses.

This Bronze Medal could also be conferred in recognition of 40 and 50 years of faithful labour within a specific service.

The Type II medals were renewed on January 1, 1915 by Grand Duke Adolf Friedrich VI, and they were altered to incorporate his portrait on the obverse.

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Versions

  • Price

    $500+ USD

  • Composition

    Copper

  • Inscription

    Obv: ADOLF FRIEDRICH VI GROSSHERZOG VON MECKLENBURG STRELITZ Rev: FUR VERDIENST

  • Size

    30mm

  • Maker

    J. Godet & Sohn Konigl, Berlin

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  • Price

    $450+ USD

  • Composition

    Bronzed War Material

  • Inscription

    Obv: ADOLF FRIEDRICH VI GROSSHERZOG VON MECKLENBURG STRELITZ Rev: FÜR VERDIENST

  • Size

    30mm

  • Maker

    J. Godet & Sohn, Berlin

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