War Honour Decoration, 1917

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  • War Honour Decoration, 1917 (with pin back) (in blackened iron and war material) Obverse
  • War Honour Decoration, 1917 (with pin back) (in blackened iron and war material) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    March 13, 1917

History


This Decoration was instituted to commemorate the 25 anniversary of Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig's reign. It was awarded to Hessian citizens who demonstrated bravery and leadership, while serving on the front line for a minimum of two years. The Medal was also conferred upon individuals, who met the aforementioned criteria, and had also sustained wounds in the line of duty.

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Versions

  • Price

    $125-225 USD

  • Composition

    Blackened Iron/War Material

  • Inscription

    Obv: EL 25

  • Size

    39x44.5mm

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  • Price

    $200-225 USD

  • Composition

    Blackened Iron/Silvered

  • Inscription

    Obv: EL 25

  • Size

    39x44.5mm

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  • Price

    $600 USD

  • Composition

    Blackened Iron/Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: EL 25

  • Size

    39x44.5mm

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