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People,

I know the old types were made of solid Gold and Silver. What is the criteria today? Are they still awarded in this format, or are they now plated?

Thanks.

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They've been plated for a while.

So you are saying that presently awarded Lifesaving Medals are now plated and NOT solid Gold / Silver?

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So you are saying that presently awarded Lifesaving Medals are now plated and NOT solid Gold / Silver?

I just checked The Call of Duty which states that the current gold medals are 99.9% gold, but check out this thread: they discuss the metal content.

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/forums/sho...307#post1538307

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