|1878 Liberation of Bulgaria|
You are looking at a medal for the Liberation of
Bulgaria instituted on April 17, 1878.This bronze
medal was awarded to enlisted men and
non-commissioned officers of the Imperial
Army who participated in the liberation of
Bulgaria from the Turks.
The obverse has the bust of Emperor Alexander II
facing right surrounded by the Inscription,
EMPEROR ALEXANDER II AUTOCRAT OF ALL THE
RUSSIAS. Below the bust is the Inscription,
EMPEROR'S LIBERATION, and below this the date,
February 19, 1878.
The reverse has a russian cross above a Turkish
Crescent. At the top is the inscription,
THOSE WHO SOW WITH TEARS WILL WEEP WITH JOY
and at the bottom, IN MEMORY OF THE LIBERATION
OF OUR BULGARIAN BROTHERS.
DIAMETER: 28 mm
Item : # 1349
Original Price: $ 400.00
ON SALE PRICE: $199.95