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Germany WW1 Saxe Altenburg WW1 Bravery Tapferkeit Military Medal German Great War Decoration 1914 1918

US$360.00

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Imperial Germany - Duchy of Saxe - Altenburg: WW1 Bravery Medal.
On single bar.
The medal was instituted, by Duke Ernst II, in 1915 and was issued to 
NCOs (non commissioned officers) and other ranks for outstanding 
and exceptional bravery in the field. 
The recipients of the medal could either be personnel of the 8th Infantry 
Division/153rd Thuringian Infantry Regiment or citizens of the Dutchy 
that were enlisted in other Units of the Imperial Army or Navy.
This is the rare latest example of the medal, in zinc (war metal) that was 
issued in 1918. The medal was originally struck on bronze, in 1916 it 
was struck on coppered zinc and in 1918 on zinc as copper was 
reserved for the war effort. Only 2300 medals were issued in zinc 
(from a total of 11900 that were issued since its institution).

FULL SIZE

WW1 1914 -1918 

Item 100% original - original ribbon

Condition as on the photos

GREAT ADDITION TO EVERY COLLECTION!
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Product Code: 02953

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