Life Saving Medal

SKU: 02.HAN.0115.101.01

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  • Life Saving Medal

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    August 8, 1845

History


The Medal was instituted by King Ernst August and was conferred upon individuals who put their own life in peril in order to rescue another person.

The first issue of the medal (1845-1846) features a small head of King Ernst August the name "FICKENSCHER" under the neck.

The second issue of the medal features a larger head of King Ernst August and the name "BREHMER F." under the neck.

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Versions

  • Price

    $2200 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FÜR RETTUNG AUS GEFAHR

  • Size

    36mm

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  • Price

    $1100 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FÜR RETTUNG AUS GEFAHR

  • Size

    36mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

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