Jerusalem Cross (in silver gilt)

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 02.GEM.0107.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$875+ USD

  • Jerusalem Cross Obverse
  • Jerusalem Cross Obverse
  • Jerusalem Cross Obverse Detail
  • Jerusalem Cross Reverse
  • Jerusalem Cross Reverse
  • Jerusalem Cross Reverse Detail

Estimated market value:

$875+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Silver gilt/Enamelled
  • Inscription
    Obv: IR W II Rev: XXXI X MDCCC IIC
  • Size
    36-38x45mm
  • Image Licensing
    The image of the Jerusalem Cross are attributed to Medal-Medaille.

History


The Cross was established by Kaiser Wilhelm II on the occasion of his 1898 visit to Palestine, on which he personally inaugurated the Luther Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem.

The Cross was conferred upon individuals who accompanied the Kaiser on his travels and attended the inauguration of the church.

There were less than 200 examples of the cross manufactured.

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