Special Offers Recent Additions Sold Archive
  Top » Catalog » Orders & Medals » Germany, Prussia » DE1138 My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
Sub Categories
Powered by RBS WorldPay
PRUSSIA. Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN. Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
[DE1138]
Quantity Available: 1
£485 £388
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge

Gilt bronze cross pattée with stippled panels to the arms, with laterally pierced loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion bearing the Prussian crown within a deep blue enamel ring inscribed in gilt letters ‘GOTT MIT UNS’ (God with us), gilt arabesques below, the upper arm of the cross bearing a white-enamel edged red enamel Geneva (Greek) cross; the reverse with a circular central medallion bearing the cipher ‘WR’ for King Wilhelm I within a deep blue enamel ring inscribed in gilt letters ‘Den 18 October 1861’ (date of the foundation of the Order); on an old correct ribbon.

The Order was founded by King Wilhelm I on 18 October 1861 and awarded to officers and civilians of equivalent rank for distinguished service.

This rare version with Geneva cross was awarded 1,787 times during 1872 to 1874 to ‘Verdiente Mitglieder der freiwilligen Krankenpflege während des Krieges gegen Frankreich’ (Deserving members of the Volunteer Medical Services during the war with France).

 
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge
PRUSSIA.  Royal Order of the Crown, IV class with Geneva Cross (PREUSSEN.  Königliche Kronen-Orden, IV. Klasse mit Genfer Kreuz), 1872-1874 issue
Click to enlarge

Site by GoodAnswers