Bravery Medal, Type I, in Silver
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The Medal was originally instituted by Duke Friedrich August I with the aim of encouraging military enlistment.
It was conferred upon Non-Commissioned Officers and enlisted men for demonstrating outstanding bravery in combat.
The recipients could be citizens of Nassau or foreign citizens.
The Type I Medals were awarded for participation in the Siege of Colburg, the Austrian and Spanish campaigns (1808-1813), and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
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Obv: FRIEDRICH I HERZOG ZU NASSAU Rev: DER TAPFERKEIT
The award weighs 14 grams.
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