Dybbol Storm Cross (in bronze, for Non-Combatants)

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SKU: 02.PRU.0121.101.01.002

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

  • (in bronze, for Non-Combatants)
  • Dybbol Storm Cross (in bronze, for Non-Combatants)

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: WILHELM KOENIG VON PREUSSEN Rev: DUPPEL 18 APR. 1864
  • Size
    32mm

History


The Cross was instituted by King Wilhelm I and was conferred upon individuals who rendered extraordinary services in both combative and non-combative roles during the storming of Dybbol in the German-Danish War.

The Cross was conferred upon combatants, non-combatants, reserve troops, doctors and clergy. The ribbon colour and pattern changed according to the recipient's role.

The Cross (for Combatants) featured a ribbon with a blue centre section and white and black stripes along the exterior edges.

The Cross (for Non-Combatants) featured a yellow ribbon, with two thin blue centre stripes, and two thin white stripes, with one thin black stripe along the exterior edges.

The Cross (for Reserve Troops) featured a blue ribbon, with a black centre stripe framed by two blue stripes, and thin white stripes along the exterior edges.

The Cross (for Doctors and Clergy) featured a white ribbon, with three black stripes.

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