Service Medal for Art and Science, Type II, in Silver

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SKU: 02.SBS.0104.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$1,000 USD

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Estimated market value:

$1,000 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: KARL GÜNTHER FÜRST Z. SCHWARZB. SONDERSHAUSEN Rev: FÜR VERDIENST U. KUNST U. WISSENSCHAFT
  • Size
    30mm
  • Version Remarks
    The Type II Silver Medal was awarded 32 times.

Physical Description and Item Details


13 grams.

History


The Medal for Art and Science was first instituted in 1858 by Prince Günther Friedrich Carl II. The medal was conferred upon citizens of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen in recognition of exceptional service in the field of art or science.

The Type II medals were instituted on December 7, 1889 by Prince Karl Günther. The medals feature the portrait of a young Prince Karl Günther on the obverse.

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