Prussian Warrior Merit

SKU: 02.PRU.0106.101.01

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  • Prussian Warrior Merit (1873-1918)
  • Prussian Warrior Merit (1873-1918)
  • Prussian Warrior Merit (1873-1918)
  • Prussian Warrior Merit (1873-1918)
  • Prussian Warrior Merit (1873-1918)

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    1835

History


The Medal was a military decoration established by Friedrich Wilhelm III, and it was mainly conferred upon troops that were not in the Prussian service.

The award was primarily conferred in recognition of bravery and merit in times of war.

The Medal was first awarded to members of the of the Imperial Guard grenadier company who guarded Friedrich Wilhelm during his visit to St. Petersburg in 1835.

The Medal was later conferred upon non-commissioned soldiers and natives of German colonies who fought bravely for Germany.

In World War I, the medal was conferred upon allied soldiers who aided the German cause.

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Versions

  • Price

    $75 USD

  • Composition

    Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: KRIEGER VERDIENST Rev: FW III

  • Size

    24.5mm

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  • Price

    $110 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: KRIEGER VERDIENST Rev: FW III

  • Size

    24.5mm

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  • Price

    $75 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: KRIEGER VERDIENST Rev: WR

  • Size

    25mm

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