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Germany Hesse Kassel 1814 1815 Napoleonic Wars Military Medal Combatants German Decoration Kurhessian Elector Prince Wilhelm II 1821

US$400.00

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Imperial Germany - Electorate Hesse-Kassel: Combatant's Commemorative 
military medal for the 1814 1815 Campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars. 
Designed by Wilhelm Körner Junior.
Circumscribed: "Gott Brach des Feindes Macht und Hessen ward Befreit" 
(God Broke the Enemy Forces and Hesse was Liberated).
On the reverse: 
"Seinen Tapfern Hessen" (To His Brave (Men) of Hesse).
Inscribed "Aus Erobertem Geschuetz" (From captured Cannons) on the rim. 
The medal was instituted by Elector Prince Wilhelm II in 1821. It was issued 
to combatants of the Kurhessian Army who participated in the campaigns 
of the years 1814 and 1815, "crossed the Rhine and returned without 
committing any dishonorable or criminal acts". The medal was made of 
bronze from captured French cannons and was awarded to Kurhessian 
soldiers who were part of the Allied Forces that defeated Napoleon at 
Waterloo.

FULL SIZE

Napoleonic wars 1814 - 1815

Item 100% original - original ribbon (formed in some kind of improvised 
ribbon bar)

Condition as on the photos
GREAT ADDITION TO EVERY COLLECTION!
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Product Code: 03544

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