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Medal for Bravery, 1877-1878
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Medal for Bravery, 1877-1878
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Silver medal with loop for ribbon suspension; the face inscribed ‘ЗА / ХРАБРОСТ / 1877-1878’ (for Bravery 1877-1878), the Serbian princely arms below, within a wreath of oak and laurel; the reverse inscribed ‘МИЛАН / М. ОБРЕНОВИЋ IV. / КЊАЗ СРПСКИ.’ (Milan M. Obrenović IV Prince of Serbia) above an arabesque; some surface wear and slight edge knicks; on replaced correct ribbon mounted in the Serbian style. The Medal was instituted on 15 (27) February 1878 and awarded to officers, non-commissioned officers and other ranks for acts of bravery on the field of battle in the war of liberation against Ottoman Turkey of 1877 to 1878. The medal was manufactured in Vienna. An early and very rare medal.

 
Medal for Bravery, 1877-1878
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Medal for Bravery, 1877-1878
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Medal for Bravery, 1877-1878
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