Kriegskreuz für Zivilverdienste IV. Klasse – War Cross for Civil Merits 4th Class
Established on 4.2.1916 by the Emperor Franz Joseph I. (last decoration instituted by His Majesty). Awarded to persons who were not directly involved in the fight, but have rendered outstanding services to the state in wartime.
Back mark HS (manufacturer not known), silver content mark (Diane’s head). In original old award case, back stamp fo the manufacturer Franz Weber, Wien.
Silver, partially enameled, pin a little bit bent, but pinset complete and working. Very nice condition. Intact enamel without defects.