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Hello !

Does someone know the creation's date of the prussia merit cross (gold or silver) :


OEK N.1849 to 1853, "Preussen Verdienstkreuz in Gold/in Silber"

I only found that it has been created in 1912, but I don't have found the exact date...

Thank you gentlemens !


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Thank you for your help !

I possess a silver merit cross and a gold merit cross (the 2 crosses are without crown)...

The silver cross is stamped "938 H" on the medallion's border, between the left and the bottom arms. So, a 1912-1917 model, in silver, according to J. Nimmergut OEK.

The gold cross isn't stamped. (Weight : 11,7 g. Golden war metal or bronze ? I don't know...)


Does someone have any (good) illustration of the cross with crown ?

Thank you again !


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A 1870-71 NCO veteran's medal bar with the VK in Silber...

Medals' description:

? Preussen, Verdienstkreuz in Silber (OEK 1851)

? Preussen, DA 2. Kl. f. 12 Dienstjahre, Medaille, 2. Modell, 1913-20 (OEK 1976)

? Preussen, Alsen-Kreuz 1864 am Band f?r K?mpfer (OEK 1932)

? Preussen, Landwehr-DA 2. Kl. f. 9 Dienstjahre, Medaille, 2. Modell 1913-20 (OEK 1979)

? Preussen, Erinnerungskreuz ?K?niggr?tz?, 1866-67 (OEK 1938 )

? Preussen, Kriegsdenkm?nze f?r K?mpfer 1864 (OEK 1936)

? Preussen, Kriegsdenkm?nze 1864 f?r K?mpfer mit 4 Spangen Gravelotte-St.Privat, Beaumont, Sedan, Paris (OEK 1941/1, 1941/7, 1941/8, 1941/10, 1941/24)

? Preussen, Zentenar-Medaille, 1897 (OEK 1965/1)

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