1851 Army Long Service medal bronze type 7B
(Trouwe Dienst medaille KL in brons periode 1B (1851-1861) type 7B)
First date issued / (code) 1851 / (XII)
Amount issued


Value category Below Average

In the period 1851-1861 medals were struck with the following specifications:

  • Diameter: 36,45-37,20mm
  • Text: "voor trouwe dienst"
  • Thickness: 3,50-4,15mm
  • Open/closed coat: closed
  • Blocks in weaponshield: 13
  • Canonballs: 6
  • Mintmarking: None
  • Shading between crown and schield: none

These medals differ from type 7A since there is a point at the end of the text "voor trouwe dienst"

(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)