Decoration for Art and Science, II Class Silver Cross (1885-1918)

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SKU: 02.REU.0104.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: LITERIS ET ARTIBUS Rev: H
  • Size
    33mm
  • Version Remarks
    The award weighs 10 grams.

History


The Cross was founded by Prince Heinrich XIV of Reuss-Gera (Junior Line) and was conferred in recognition of outstanding achievements in the fields of art and science. The Award could be conferred upon citizens of Reuss, as well as foreigners.

In 1912, the Cross was extended to include Reuss-Greiz (Senior Line).

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