Military Merit Cross, Type IV, II Class Cross (1866)

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SKU: 02.MSW.0104.102.01.000

Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

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Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: FF 1866 Rev: FÜR AUSZEICHNUNG IM KRIEGE
  • Size
    40mm

History


The Cross was originally founded by Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II and was conferred upon military personnel, regardless of rank, for demonstrating bravery during specific military campaigns and wars.

The Type IV Crosses were conferred to reward meritorious service rendered during the Austro-Prussian War.

The II Class Cross (1866) was also awarded to women.

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