Military Order of St.Henry medal


  • Medal instituted on 17 March 1796 by Augustus III, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony.
  • Medal in two classes.
  • The circular medal bore head of King Friedrich August I facing right, circumscribed "FRIEDRICH AUGUST KOENING V. SACHSEN".
  • On the reverse inscribed "VERDIENST UM DAS VATERLAND" (Merit to the Fatherland) within a laurel wreath, crossed standards and cannon imposed below.



Kingdom of Saxony