Decoration for Art and Science, Type V, Cross

SKU: 02.SXC.0105.103.01

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  • Cross Obverse
  • Cross Obverse
  • Cross Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    1837

History


The decoration was originally founded by Duke Ernst I as a Medal for Civil Merit, but after 1837 the decorations were awarded more broadly in recognition of meritorious achievements in civil life.

The Type V decoration was redesigned by Duke Card Edward in 1905.

The new Type V decorations took the form of a cross and a medal. This decoration was the highest level of award conferred in recognition of extraordinary merits and achievements within the arts and sciences.

This Cross was worn on a ribbon.

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Versions

  • Price

    $800+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver gilt

  • Inscription

    Obv: CARL EDUARD HERZOG VON SACHSEN COBURG U GOTHA Rev: FUR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT

  • Size

    33x33.5mm

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