Marie Cross/War Merit Cross for Women


SKU: 02.ANH.0104.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$475 USD

  • Marie Cross/War Merit Cross for Women Obverse

Estimated market value:

$475 USD


  • Country
  • Makers
    Heinzelmann, Dessau
  • Composition
    Silver-Plated Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: FHM 1918
  • Size
  • Image Licensing
    The image of the Marie Cross/War Merit Cross for Women is attributed to Andreas Thies, Catalog 51, November 6-9, 2013. Please see the following page for more information:

Physical Description and Item Details

A cross pommé constructed of silver-plated bronze. The obverse bears a central circular medallion with the cipher "FHM". The 12 o'clock arm bears a crown and the 6 o'clock arm bears the date "1918". The reverse centre circular medallion bears a coat of arms. On a loop for suspension, on a green ribbon with four white stripes.


The Marie Cross was founded by Duke Friedrich II on January 10, 1918. The cross was conferred upon women who had demonstrated distinguished service in the care of wounded and sick soldiers. It was also awarded to women in recognition of other charitable and altruistic wartime services.

The award was named after the wife of Duke Friedrich II, Marie Duchess of Anhalt. The cross was worn on a ribbon.

The cross was designed and manufactured by Heinzelmann, Dessau.


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