's-Hertogenbosch medal 1814
(Belooningspenning van 's-Hertogenbosch)
Instituted 1814
Amount issued


Value category Ultra Rare

In 1813 Napoleons power in Europe was shrinking rapidly. In many cities in the Netherlands, then occupied by the French, people challenged French power to regain freedom.

A medal to honour bravery for soldiers and civilians in defense of the city of 's-Hertogenbosch

Obverse: "Voor moed en vaderlandsliefde" (For bravery and patriotism). Reverse: 's Hertogenbosch 26 jan 1814. Diameter: 40mm. Material: silver.