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Red Cross Decorations

Austria-Hungary. Silver Medal of the Red Cross, marked VM

80.00 EUR  
~369.50 PLN
~93.40 USD

Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um das Rote Kreuz, Silberne Medaille

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Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um das Rote Kreuz, Silberne Medaille – Honor Decoration for Services to the Red Cross, Silver Medal

Established on 17.8.1914 by the Emperor Franz Joseph I. to 50th Anniversary of Geneva Convention. Awarded for peace and wartime merits to the Red Cross (the last one with so called War Decoration as oak leaves and laurel wreath).

Version with War Decoration. At the loop silver content mark (head), control Stamp A (Hauptmünzamt Wien = Vienna Mint) and manufacturer’s mark VM for Vincent Mayer’s Söhne, Wien.

Silver, with white enameled Red Cross shield and green enamaled wreath. Very nice condition, with intact enamel. On original triangle ribbon.