Vapaudenristin ritarikunta, 1. luokan Vaupadenmitali 1918 – The Order of the Cross of Liberty, Medal 1st Class (in Silver)
Order instituted on 4.3.1918 for participants in the Liberation War, fighting against the Finnish and Soviet Bolsheviks. Awarded to Soldiers of the Finnish Army, as well to German soldiers of the Baltic Division and foreign volunteers (Polish, Swedish, Estonian). Due to inscriptions on the front (Urheudesta / För Tapperhet), called also Bravery Medal.
At lower back marked with S. & Co. for the manufacturer Sporrong & Co., King’s head (Stockholm), swedish year code Q7 (1918) and S for silver.
Reference: Tiainen 1.1.15
Silver with nice patina, very fine condition, on the old original ribbon.