Medal of Merit

GSW000  Verdienstmedaille

  • Medal was instituted by Grand Duke Carl Friedrich in 1834.
  • Medal was awarded to all kinds to persons regardless of rank or position for merits.
  • Medal was awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • I type 1834-1857.


  • II type 1857-1892.
  • Medal was instituted by Grand Duke Carl Alexander in 1857.
  • Medal was awarded to citizens of the Grand Duchy for civil services to the country and the ruling family.
  • Medal was awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.


  • III type 1892-1902.
  • Medal was instituted by Grand Duke Carl Alexander on 5 August 1892.
  • Medal was awarded to citizens of the Grand Duchy for civil service of all kinds.
  • Medal was awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.

Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach