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Austria Commemorative Military Medal 2nd Schleswig War vs Denmark 1864 for Combatants Austrian Decoration

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Austria Commemorative Military Medal 2nd Schleswig War vs Denmark 1864 for Combatants Austrian Decoration

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US$450.00


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Austrian Empire: Commemorative medal for
the 1864 War vs Denmark, over Schleswig 
Holstein (2nd Schleswig War). 
With the Royal Ciphers of Kaiser Franz Joseph 
of Austria and King Wilhelm I of Prussia. 
This is the rare Austrian example of the medal 
with the Royal Cipher of Kaiser Franz Joseph 
placed on the left.
Made of Bronze from captured Danish cannons, 
inscribed: "Aus Erobertem Geschuetz" (From 
captured Cannons).
The medal was instituted in 1864 by King 
Wilhelm I and Kaiser Franz Joseph and was 
awarded to the members of both Armies that 
participated in the War against Denmark.
Note that the Austrian type of the medal is a 
lot rarer compared to the Prussian respective 
one as the Austrian Army that partcipiated in 
the War (aprox. 23.000 men) were 3 times 
smaller compared to the Prussian Forces 
(aprox. 60.000 men).

FULL SIZE

1864 - 2nd Schleswig War

Item 100% original - original ribbon

Condition as on the photos
GREAT ADDITION TO EVERY COLLECTION!
Payment method: Paypal
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Product Code03850
ConditionUsed

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