Merit Cross for Self-Sacrifice in Wartime (in bronze)

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SKU: 02.OLD.0116.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

  • Cross (Bronze gilt) Obverse
  • Cross (Bronze gilt) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$500+ USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Composition
    Bronze gilt/Enamelled
  • Inscription
    Obv: P 1870/71
  • Size
    36x36mm
  • Image Licensing
    https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/german-states/oldenburg/oldenburg-franco-prussian-red-cross-award-g2238

Physical Description and Item Details


Oldenburg, Franco-Prussian Red Cross Award 1870 - 1871, Bronze gilt with white and red enamels, original ribbon, two rivets on reverse, unmarked, very fine condition and very scarce.

History


The Medal was founded by Grand Duke Nikolaus Friedrich Peter and was conferred upon men and women who rendered exceptional care of the sick and wounded as voluntary medical workers. It was also conferred upon individuals who demonstrated self-sacrificing loyalty by volunteering in other capacities to support the German war effort during the First World War.

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