Military Merit Cross, 1870-1871 (in gunmetal gilt)

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SKU: 02.HSD.0105.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$375-425 USD

  • Military Merit Cross, 1870-1871

Estimated market value:

$375-425 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gunmetal gilt
  • Inscription
    Obv: L GOTT EHRE VATERLAND Rev: DEN 12. SEPTEMBER 1870
  • Size
    38.5x38.5mm
  • Image Licensing
    The image of the Military Merit Cross, 1870-1871 (in gunmetal gilt) is a scanned image from the Book "Handbuch der Ritter- und Verdienstorden aller Kulturstaaten der Welt" edited by Maximillian Gritzner. The book was published in 1893. It is in the public domain in countries where the copyright is the author's life plus 70 years.

History


The Medal was founded by Grand Duke Ludwig III and was conferred upon military personnel who demonstrated extraordinary bravery and cunning in the face of the enemy.

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