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Question about Dutch Resistance Commemorative Cross 1940-1945


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I have encountered one of these unusual medals on full ribbon in high grade gold construction with burnished highlights and can find no mention of what this means, or what the metal content is, who got this, not even a mention of other grades than silver existing...any ideas? Thanks for your help!

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I never saw a gold one before, full size or mini. And i have seen a lot as a Dutchman.

The medal was instituted in 1980 and given to a few (less than 10) US former military. They participated in the resistance as a special agent like Jedburgh or so.

This medal was officially in silver, so the goldwash was privately done.

Regards

Herman

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