Goldenes Verdienstkreuz – Gold Cross of Merit
Instituted 1849 by Emperor Franz Joseph I. Cross in gold, on the war ribbon with swords.
Marked on the ring with manufacturers mark HUW (Heinrich Ulbricht’s Witwe, silver content mark (Diane’s head) and SILBER mark.
Gilded silver, enameled. Very nice condition, with intact glass and enamel. On the origonal war ribbon with swords device.