Rotterdam Medal 1815
(Belooningspenning van Rotterdam 1815)
Instituted 1816
Amount issued


Value category Rare

The Rotterdam Medal was awarded in 1816 to members of the Rotterdam Volunteer Rifle Company who guarded the town of Rotterdam during 1815. The Medal was non-wearable as awarded. By Royal decree of 1833 these medals were made wearable. The ribbon used was orange.

Obverse: in a wreath of wirtle and laurel leaves the legend "1815 Vrijwillige wapening te Rotterdam" (Rotterdam Volunteer Forces). Reverse: the recipient's name engraved in a wreath of oakleaves. Damieter: 38mm. Material: Silver.