Hohenzollern Campaign Medal, for Non-Combatants

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.PRU.0120.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$150+ USD

  • Obverse

Estimated market value:

$150+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: VOM FELS ZUM MEER Rev: FRIEDRICH WILHELM IV SEINEN BIS IN DEN TOD GETREUEN KRIEGERN 1848 1849
  • Size
    30mm

History


The Medal was founded by King Friedrich Wilhelm IV and it was conferred upon Officers and soldiers who remained loyal to the King during the rebellions of 1848 and 1849.

In order to receive the award, an individual had to have completed a minimum of 14 days anti-revolutionary service in non-combat oriented tasks in Prussia and other German states, from March 1848 to October 1849.

Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, Soldiers, Military Doctors, and civil servants were eligible to receive the award.

The Medal is associated with the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern.

The Medal for Non-Combatants features no inscription around the circumference of the reverse.

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