Service Medal for Art and Science, Type III, in Gold (1898-1918)

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SKU: 02.SBS.0105.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$3150+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$3150+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gold
  • Inscription
    Obv: KARL GÜNTHER FÜRST Z. SCHWARZB. SONDERSHAUSEN Rev: FÜR VERDIENST U. KUNST U. WISSENSCHAFT
  • Size
    30mm
  • Version Remarks
    The Gold Medal (1898-1918) was awarded 28 times.

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 III medals were instituted in 1898 and feature a portrait of an older Prince Karl Günther on the obverse.

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