This medal was instituted in 1948 and awarded in that year only. A total of only 2,930 awards were made. Sándor Petőfi (1823 to 1849 or 1856) was a great Hungarian poet and revolutionary, active in the uprising of 1848 against Habsburg rule for Hungarian independence. This example is in excellent condition.

Medal for the Centenary of the Hungarian Uprising of 1848