Decoration for Art and Science, II Class Gold Medal (stamped "HELFRICHT F." 1890-1918)

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SKU: 02.SMX.0106.102.01.001

Estimated market value:

$350+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$350+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: GEORG HERZOG VON SACHSEN MEININGEN Rev: DEM VERDIENSTE
  • Size
    30mm

History


The Decoration for Art and Science was instituted on July 23, 1874, by Duke Georg I. The Decoration was conferred in recognition of extraordinary achievements in the fields of art and science. The award, which modelled after a similar decoration that was established in Saxe-Coburg Coburg, consisted of three grades: I Class Silver Cross, II Class Gold Medal, and III Class Silver Medal.

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