Frisian Volunteer Medal 1815
(Eerepenning der Compagnie Friesche Vrijwillige Jagers 1815)
Instituted 1818
Amount issued


Value category Ultra Rare

The Frisian Volunteer Medal was instituted in 1818 to honor those who served in liberating Friesland from occupying French forces in 1815 on foot. Only 65 medals were issued, which makes it a rather scarce medal.

On the obverse the Frisian coat of Arms, crowned, On the reverse "Voor Koning en Vaderland 1815" (For King and Fatherland 1815) surrouned by an oakwrath. Diameter: 27mm; Material: Silver. Ribbon: 36mm. Medals were produced by the firm Jouvenel in Brussels