Bayern. Militärverdienstkreuz 3. Klasse mit Krone Schwertern – Bavaria. Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with Crown & Swords
Reference: OEK 434
Established in 1866 by the King Ludwig II, together with the Militär-Verdienstorden (Military Merit Order). Merit Cross existed initially in two classes, 3rd Class was instituted in 1913.
Coppered bronze, construction with separate medaillons, nice light worn condition, with the long original ribbon.