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Badge

Object Number: 
891
Medium: 
medal: metal, enamel, textile case: cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 5 x 9 in. ( 5.1 x 12.7 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
medal: obverse: "Gott Mit Uns"
Description: 
Medal suspended from a blue ribbon in a box, gilt cross pattée, with white enamel. Central disc features the crown of Prussia, surrounded by a blue enamel ring with text "Gott Mit Uns" (God With Us). The reverse gilt disc has the Prussian royal monogram, surrounded by a blue enamel ring with the date 18 October 1861. Chest star is silver, four-pointed with straight rays, the central features the crown of Prussia, surrounded by a blue enamel ring with text "Gott Mit Uns" (God With Us).
Gallery Label: 

The Order of the Crown was Prussia's lowest ranking order of chivalry. It could only be awarded to commissioned officers. The Second Class wore the badge on a necklet, plus the star on the left chest

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group