Gold medal and silver medal with 1333 (1915) clasp
|Awarded by the Ottoman Empire|
|Clasps||Crossed swords 1333 for World War I|
|First awarded||September 11, 1883|
Gold–No higher military decoration|
Silver–Liyakat Medal (Gold)
Gold–Liyakat Medal (Gold)|
Silver–Liyakat Medal (Silver)
The Imtiyaz Medal / Imtiaz Medal (Turkish language: İmtiyaz Madalyası) or Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Turkish language: Nişan-ı İmtiyaz) was an Ottoman military decoration, instituted in 1882. It was presented in two classes, gold and silver. The gold medal was the highest Ottoman military decoration for gallantry. When awarded during World War I, the medal was worn with a clasp in the same type of metal as the medal. The clasp depicted crossed sabers, with the date 1333 (1915).
- Tezer, Tim. "Ottoman Decorations". turkishmedals.net. http://www.turkishmedals.net/decorations.htm#Liyakat%20Medal. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
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