Large Gold Medal for Arts and Science

SKU: 02.HAN.0102.101.01

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Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    April 30, 1843

Physical Description


A circular medal constructed of gold. The obverse bears the bust of King Ernst August encompassed by the inscription "ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER". The reverse bears the inscription "FÜR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT". On a loop for suspension. The medal is stamped by either "BRANDT F." or "FICKENSCHER" or "BREHMER F.".

History


The Gold Medal for Arts and Science was established by King Ernst August of Hanover on Apil 30, 1843. The medal was conferred in recognition of outstanding achievements in the fields of art and science. The award could be conferred upon both men and women for their achievements in the fields of art and science. The medals are engraved on the sides with the capital letters of the first and last names of the recipient, and occasionally with the title of said recipient.

The obverse of the medal features the portrait of King Ernst August.

A total of 6 Large Gold Medals were conferred.

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  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FÜR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT

  • Size

    50.2mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This version is stamped "BRANDT F."

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  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FUR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT

  • Size

    50mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This version is stamped "FICKENSCHER".

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  • Composition

    Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FUR KUNST UND WISSENSCHAFT

  • Size

    50mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This version is stamped "BREHMER F."

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