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Grand Duchy of Finland. Commemorative Medal of the Old Finnish Army (Suomen Suuriruhtinaskunta. Suomen Entisen Sotaväen Muistomitali) 1881-1902, miniature
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Grand Duchy of Finland.  Commemorative Medal of the Old Finnish Army (Suomen Suuriruhtinaskunta.  Suomen Entisen Sotaväen Muistomitali) 1881-1902, miniature
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Miniature circular silver-gilt medal with eyelet for ribbon suspension; the face with crossed rifles with fixed bayonets imposed on a vertical sword, point downwards and a wreath of spruce; the reverse with the lion of Finland centrally, circumscribed ‘SUOMEN SOTAVÄKI’ (Finnish Army) and dated ‘1881 – 1902’; diameter 16.1mm (0.63 inch); on replaced correct ribbon.

The Medal was awarded to members of the small independent army of the Grand Duchy of Finland, then part of the Russian Empire, established in 1881 and comprising 5,600 men which was suppressed in July 1901.

 
Grand Duchy of Finland.  Commemorative Medal of the Old Finnish Army (Suomen Suuriruhtinaskunta.  Suomen Entisen Sotaväen Muistomitali) 1881-1902, miniature
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Grand Duchy of Finland.  Commemorative Medal of the Old Finnish Army (Suomen Suuriruhtinaskunta.  Suomen Entisen Sotaväen Muistomitali) 1881-1902, miniature
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Grand Duchy of Finland.  Commemorative Medal of the Old Finnish Army (Suomen Suuriruhtinaskunta.  Suomen Entisen Sotaväen Muistomitali) 1881-1902, miniature
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