Silver Wedding Commemorative Decoration for Royal Guests

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SKU: 02.REU.0119.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

  • Decoration for Royal Guests  Obverse
  • Decoration for Royal Guests  Obverse
  • Decoration for Royal Guests Reverse
  • Decoration for Royal Guests Reverse

Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: HE 1894 1909
  • Size
    29x46mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/reuss/a-rare-reuss-silver-wedding-commemorative-decoration-for-royal-guests-1884-1909

Physical Description and Item Details


Frosted silver, unmarked, 29.8 mm x 48 mm, vertical pinback indicating the badge was issued to Royal Guests, scattered silvering wear, near extremely fine.

History


The Decoration was instituted to commemorate the silver wedding anniversary of Prince Heinrich XXVII (Junior Line) and Princess Elise. It was awarded to all individuals who were officially involved with the celebrations.

There were differences in the form of the decoration and the manner in which it was worn, based on the rank and gender of the recipient.

Royal guests received the decoration with a pin back fastening device.

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