a rare Prussian War Medal 1815.
The medal was instituted by King Friedrich Wilhelm III and amended on 3-10-1815, to be awarded to ‘all warriors who without exception, whether in the field or before a fortress, truly fought and uncompromisingly did their duty throughout this current conflict’
Circular bronze medal with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a cross pattée with rays between the arms, the date centrally within a laurel wreath; the reverse with the crowned cipher of Friedrich Wilhelm III (worn) above the inscription ‘Preußens-tapfern-kriegern’ (Prussia’s brave warriors) circumscribed ‘Gott-war-mit-uns-Ihm-sey-die-Ehre’ (God was with us To Him the Glory); the edge inscribed ‘AUS-EROBERTEM-GESCHUTZ’ (from captured cannon).
The size is ca. 29 mm. (diameter).
See the photo's for a good impression.
- Rare Médaille d'époque Napoléonienne
- Pays d’origine
- Allemagne (Royaume de Pruissia)
- Année de fabrication
- Bon pour son age
- Original / Réplique
- Avec certificat d’authenticité