Crown Princess Carola Medal, Type II, in Gold

SKU: 02.SXK.0103.101.01

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Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    September 17, 1892

History


The medal was founded by King Albert and Queen Carola on the 25th anniversary of the Albert Association. It was awarded to volunteer nurses for merit in their training during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71.

After the war had ended the medal continued to be awarded during peacetime in recognition of altruism and public services.

There is a version of the Type II medals with a different reverse inscription reading "ALBERT-VEREIN IN SACHSEN 1867-1892". These medals were only awarded to member of the Albert Association for homeland merit.

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Versions

  • Price

    $2450+ USD

  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: CAROLA KOENIGIN VON SACHSEN Rev: GESTIFTET ZUM 25 JAHRIGEN BESTEHEN DES ALBERT-VER-EINS IN SACHSEN 1867-1892 FUR HILFREICHE NACHSTENLIEBE

  • Size

    28mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The award weighs 28 grams.

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  • Composition

    Bronze gilt

  • Inscription

    Obv: CAROLA KOENIGIN VON SACHSEN Rev: ALBERT-VEREIN IN SACHSEN 1867-1892

  • Size

    28mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    The award weighs 9 grams.

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