1825 Army Long Service medal bronze type 1
(Trouwe Dienst medaille KL in brons periode 1A (1825-1851) type 1)
First date issued / (code) 1825 / (XII)
Amount issued


Value category Average

In the period 1825-1851 medals were struck with the following specifications:

  • Diameter: 35,55-35,75mm
  • Text: "voor trouwen dienst"
  • Thickness: 3,05-3,70mm
  • Open/closed coat: closed
  • Blocks in weaponshield: 16
  • Mintmarking: none
  • No shading between crown and schield
  • signature: Simon F

Type 1 differs from other types since there is a "s" left down under the reverse (missing on type 2) and on the obverse there is an anchor left of the coat of arms (missing on very rare type 3).

(Ref: "Langdurige, eerlijke en trouwe dienst bij de Nederlandse Krijgsmacht; J.R. v.d. Neut; Hoorn; 2000; ISBN 90-9014307-6)

More information on Dutch medals page (NL)