Commemorative War Cross, 1866, in Bronze

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SKU: 02.SXK.0109.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$50+ USD

  • Bronze Cross (for Combatants) Obverse
  • Bronze Cross (for Combatants) Obverse
  • Bronze Cross (for Combatants) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$50+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Bronze
  • Inscription
    Obv: JR Rev: 1866
  • Size
    30mm
  • Image Licensing
    The images of the Commemorative War Cross, 1866, in Bronze is attributed to Medal-Medaille. See the following page for information: http://www.medal-medaille.com/sold/product_info.php?cPath=498_272&products_id=10625

History


The cross was founded by King John and it was awarded to Combatants and Non-Combatants in recognition of exceptional services rendered during the war against Prussia.

The medals for Combatants were worn on a ribbon with alternating yellow and blue stripes, with 4 yellow stripes and 3 blue stripes.

The medals for Non-Combatants were worn on a ribbon with alternating blue and yellow stripes, with 4 blue stripes and 3 yellow stripes.

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