Honour Medal for Private Industry, Labour, and Domestic Service, in Silver

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.REU.0112.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

  • Silver Medal Obverse
  • Silver Medal Obverse
  • Silver Medal Reverse
  • Silver Medal Reverse

Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Scharffenberg, Dresden
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: HEINRICH XIV J.L.REG.FÜRST REUSS Rev: FÜR TREUE DIENSTLEISTUNG
  • Size
    29mm
  • Version Remarks
    The award weighs 15 grams.
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/reuss/reuss-household-long-service-medal-g9940

Physical Description and Item Details


Reuss Household Long Service Medal - In silver, 30.20mm, fine striking, toned, period ribbon, extremely fine.

History


The Medal was instituted by Prince Heinrich XIV (Junior Line) and was awarded to labourers and servants (male or female) who had rendered 30 years of distinguished service within their field.

The years began accumulating at the age of 25.

When the Medal was awarded to women it was worn on a black bow ribbon.
bow ribbon.

The stamps were cut by Hermann Weckwerth, Berlin.

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