Life Saving Medal (stamped "BREHMER F.")

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.HAN.0115.101.01.001

Estimated market value:

$1100 USD

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Estimated market value:

$1100 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver
  • Inscription
    Obv: ERNST AUGUST KOENIG VON HANNOVER Rev: FÜR RETTUNG AUS GEFAHR
  • Size
    36mm

Physical Description and Item Details


This version was issued between 1847-1866.

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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