Christmas 1918 memorial medal

Christmas 1918 memorial medal

295 SEK

Model/Product no.: 3603
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Christmas 1918 memorial medal.

Text WEIHNACHTEN 1918, reverse ZUR ERINNERUNG AN DIE GOLDENE HOCHZEIT 20 FEB 1918. (In Commemoration of the Golden Wedding)

Very good condition.

HISTORY:
The medal was struck at the Hauptmünze in Munich in 1918 in 14,000 examples to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the wedding of the King and Queen was intended to be awarded to the King’s Regiments at Christmas that year. In the event, the end of World War I and the November Revolution prevented this. The medal was subsequently awarded unofficially between 1921 and 1935 by the Bavarian Royal Household.