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Austria-Hungary. 1864. Medal of Danish War

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Erinnerungsmedaille für den Schleswig-Holstein Feldzug 1864

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Erinnerungsmedaille für den Schleswig-Holstein Feldzug 1864 – Commemorative Medal of Schleswig-Holstein Feldzug Camapign 1864

Instituted 10.11.1864 by emperor Franz Joseph for soldiers fighting in the German-Danish War (called also Second Schleswig War). Austrian version, with monogram FJ for emperor Franz Joseph at the first position, following by initial W for King Wilhelm (in the Prussian version their sequence is inverted).

Nice awarded original, made of bronze from captured enemy canons: on the rim inscription AUS EROBERTEM GESCHÜTZ. Very nice condition, on old long ribbon. So nice preserved not often encountered on the collectors market.