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NON COMBATANT HOHENZOLLERN MEDAL – 1848/1849 – PRUSSIA

SKU: 05-1462

$295.00

This is the Hohenzollern Medal for Non Combatant from 1848 through 1849. The decoration was awarded in 1851-1852 for Prussian Army service during the early German consolidation wars. The decoration is gilt and measures 1 1/8″ in diameter. Its front features a cross with a Hohenzollern Eagle. The reverse displays the dates 1848 and 1849, along with mention of König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. [He was the eldest son of Friedrich Wilhelm III. Friedrich Wilhelm III led Prussia against Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars. His younger son, Friedrich Wilhelm IV’s brother, became Wilhelm I. Wilhelm I succeeded Friedrich Wilhelm IV as King of Prussia and Germany’s first Kaiser]. Attached to the decoration is a replacement non combatants’ ribbon. Its dominant color is white, with three narrow black bands.


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This is the Hohenzollern Medal for Non Combatant from 1848 through 1849. The decoration was awarded in 1851-1852 for Prussian Army service during the early German consolidation wars. The decoration is gilt and measures 1 1/8″ in diameter. Its front features a cross with a Hohenzollern Eagle. The reverse displays the dates 1848 and 1849, along with mention of König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. [He was the eldest son of Friedrich Wilhelm III. Friedrich Wilhelm III led Prussia against Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars. His younger son, Friedrich Wilhelm IV’s brother, became Wilhelm I. Wilhelm I succeeded Friedrich Wilhelm IV as King of Prussia and Germany’s first Kaiser]. Attached to the decoration is a replacement non combatants’ ribbon. Its dominant color is white, with three narrow black bands.