Commemorative Medal for 25 Years of Reign, in Silver

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SKU: 02.WUT.0108.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$50+ USD

  • in Silver (stamped "K.SCHWENZER")
  • in Silver (stamped "K.SCHWENZER")
  • in Silver (stamped "K.SCHWENZER")

Estimated market value:

$50+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: KARL KOENIG V. WÜRTTEMBERG Rev: ZUM 25 JÄHRIGEN REGIERUNGS JUBILÄUM 25 JUNI 1864-1889
  • Size
    30mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/wurttemberg/medals/wurttemberg-a-silver-25-year-jubilee-medal-for-the-reign-of-king-carl-71524

Physical Description and Item Details


(Silberne Erinnerungsmedaille zum 25 jährigen Regierungsjubiläum König Karls). A round silver medal; the obverse depicting the rightward facing bust of King Karl, circumscribed by his name and title; the reverse inscribed “Zum 25 Jährigen Regierungsjubiläum 25. Juni 1864-1889” (German - For the 25th Jubilee June 25th 1864 - 1889); on a loop for suspension; measuring 30.39 mm in diameter; weighing 15.3 grams; in overall better than very fine condition.

History


The Commemorative Medal for 25 Years of Reign was founded on June 1, 1889,
to commemorate the 25th year of King Karl of Württemberg's reign. It was conferred upon the guests of the commemorative celebration, such as Officers, Court and State Officials, and Court employees.

The Silver Medal was reserved for medium to high-ranking recipients.

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