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eMedals-Prussia, State. An 1870 Iron Cross Second Class, Non-Combatant Version

Item: G38633

Prussia, State. An 1870 Iron Cross Second Class, Non-Combatant Version

On October 12, 2018 Auction Won For

$353

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Prussia, State. An 1870 Iron Cross Second Class, Non-Combatant Version

(1870 Eisernes Kreuz, II. Klasse). Reinstituted by Kaiser Wilhelm I 19 July 1870. (1870-1871 Issue). An 1870 Iron Cross Second Class, presenting as a Cross Pattée of multi-piece construction with a blackened iron core (magnetic) within a ribbed silver border, on loop for suspension from its period original ribbon, the obverse with a raised central “W”, with the re-institution date “1870” in raised numbering on the lower arm, and the royal crown on the upper arm, the reverse with a central oak leaf branch consisting of three oak leaves, with the original institution date “1813” in raised numbers on the lower arm, a raised Prussian crown on the upper arm, with “FW” in raised lettering directly below, unmarked, measuring 42.55 (w) x 46.28 (h) inclusive of loop, weighing 13.4 grams inclusive of ribbon, in near extremely fine condition.
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