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Military Medal for Exemplary Conduct, silver (Medalha Militar de Comportamento Exemplar, prata), 1863, miniature
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Military Medal for Exemplary Conduct, silver (Medalha Militar de Comportamento Exemplar, prata), 1863, miniature
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Small miniature circular silver medal with laterally-pierced ball for ribbon suspension, the loop replaced; the face with the head and shoulders portrait in relief of King D. Luís I in military uniform, facing left, circumscribed ‘D. LUIZ I REI DE PORTUGAL’ (Don Luis I King of Portugal) and dated ‘1863’ below; the reverse inscribed ‘COMPORTAMEN. EXEMPLAR’ (Exemplary Conduct) within a circular laurel wreath, circumscribed ‘MEDALHA MILITAR’ (Military Medal); diameter 11.62mm (0.46 inch); without ribbon. The medal was instituted on 2 October 1863 in three classes, each with three grades. It was replaced in 1910 following the abolition of the Portuguese monarchy.

 
Military Medal for Exemplary Conduct, silver (Medalha Militar de Comportamento Exemplar, prata), 1863, miniature
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