Silver Medal for Bravery of the Kingdom of Holland 1808
(Zilveren Medaille voor Dapperheid van het Koninkrijk Holland)
Instituted / (code) 1808 / (ZMDKH)
Amount issued 13
Value category Ultra Rare

In 1806 Lodewijk Napoleon was appointed King of the Kingdom of the Netherlands by his brother Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1808 he intituted the Gold Medal for Excellent Bravery and the Silver Medal for Bravery to pay gratitude to military who fought in the French forces. This medal was issued only 13 times to:

  • Grenadier H Heijmans
  • Sergeant-maj. E. Augustyns
  • Wachtmeester J.H. Boonebakker
  • Tamboer J. Rutgers
  • Corporal J. van Barle
  • Grenadier C. Pater
  • Sergeant J.W. Snijder
  • Sergeant F. Krieger
  • Corporal J. Versteegh
  • Sergeant-maj. J.H. Blinde
  • Wachtmeester J. van der Heijden
  • Wachtmeester J.F.D. Rudolph
  • Brigadeer W. van Hasselen

Obverse/Reverse: Engravement in a cicle of laurel- and oakleaves. Imitatiions are known to exist. Diameter: 47mm; material: silver.