• Orden und Ehrenzeichen in den Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg

Orders, decorations and medals

The collection of orders, decorations and medals cogently documents the central position of the dukes of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha among the European princely houses of the 19th century. As the heads of the dynasty, they received orders of merit in the highest respective classes from almost every European state. Most of these items were awarded to Dukes Ernst I, Ernst II and Alfred of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.