Wound Badge, in Gold (with cut out, in gilt)

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 03.GEM.0110.101.01.001

Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

  • Wound Badge, in Gold (with cut out, in gilt) Obverse
  • Wound Badge, in Gold (with cut out, in gilt) Reverse
  • Wound Badge, in Gold (with cut out, in gilt) Reverse Detail

Estimated market value:

$200+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Gilt
  • Size
    38x43mm
  • Version Remarks
    This version was privately manufactured.

History


The Badge was instituted by King Wilhelm II to recognize and reward the sacrifice of German Military personnel wounded in active service during the First World War.

The Gold Badge was conferred for five or more wounds, as well as to personnel who had lost a limb.

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