Decoration for Art and Science, Silver Medal (1909-1918)

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SKU: 02.REU.0104.104.01.000

Estimated market value:

$450+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$450+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: HR Rev: LITERIS ET ARTIBUS
  • Size
    31mm
  • Version Remarks
    The award weighs 21 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 1909, the Gold and Silver Medals were added to the Decoration.

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

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