Life Saving Medal, Type VI, in Silver

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.SXK.0120.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$400+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$400+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: FRIEDRICH AUGUST KONIG VON SACHSEN Rev: FUR LEBENS RETTUNG
  • Size
    35.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    The award weighs 20 grams.

History


The medal was originally founded by King Anton and his co-regent Friedrich August, and it was awarded to recognize individuals that risked their own lives to rescue a victim from mortal peril.

The Type VI medals featured the portrait of King Friedrich August III on the obverse.

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