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SAXONY – MEDAL -TWO-HUNDRED-YEAR ANNIVERSARY –COMMEMORATIVE – INFANTRY – REGIMENT Nr 102SKU: 01-859 XDG
$50.00Commerative medal for the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of Saxony’s Infanterie-Regiment Nr 102. The regiment was officially known as Königl. Sächs. 3 Infanterie-Regiment Nr 102 König Ludwig III von Bayern, which was founded in 1709. It was garrisoned at Zittau and attached to the Saxon XII. Armeekorps. The medal was issued in 1909 to commemorate the regiment’s two-hundred-years of service. The over-sized, silver-toned medal measures 1 5/8″ in diameter. The obverse sports the dates 1709 and 1909. We see a mitre-wearing infantry soldier from 1709 shaking hands with a 1909 pickelhaube-wearing serviceman….