Campaign Medal for 1849

SKU: 02.SAX.0115.101.01

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  • Campaign Medal for 1849 Obverse
  • Campaign Medal for 1849 Reverse


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  • date of institution
    April 17, 1874
  • remarks
    The German name of the award is ‘Erinnerungsmedaille für die Teilnahme am Feldzug 1849'.

Physical Description

A smooth circular medal with a raised border, constructed of bronze. The obverse features the doubled and mirrored monogram ‘E’, topped by a crown. The reverse features a laurel wreath tied by four ribbons, with the date ‘1849’ in the centre. On a loop for suspension, on a dark green ribbon with narrow white side stripes.


The Campaign Medal for 1849 was founded by Duke Ernst I on April 17, 1874. The medal was conferred upon all military personnel who participated in the Danish-German War and rendered exceptional service during critical events such as the storming of Dybbøl Hill on April 13, 1849.

The medal was awarded to officers, non-commissioned officers, military doctors, and enlisted ranks of the Altenburger contingent.


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    $250 USD

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    Obv: EE Rev: 1849

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