✚8261✚ German Saxony Friedrich August bronze medal Friedrich A. Medaille WW1


Original German / Saxony Friedrich August Medal in Bronze (Friedrich August Medaille) - WW1, BEAUTIFUL CONDITION, VERY GOOD EXAMPLE ON NEW RIBBON, ATTRACTIVE TARNISH


Saxony Friedrich August Medal - circular bronze medal with laterally pierced loop for ribbon suspension; the face with crowned cipher of King Friedrich August III within a laurel wreath; the reverse inscribed ‘Friedrich August Medaille’, the Saxon rue wreath above and below. The Medal was instituted by King Friedrich August III on 23 April 1905 to be awarded in recognition of meritorious service by servicemen from sergeant downwards and civil persons of similar rank in war and peace (‘zur Anerkennung verdienstlicher Leistungen bei Mannschaften vom Feldwebel abwärts und diesen im Range gleichstehenden Zivilpersonen im Kriege und Frieden’).