Imperial German Medal Franco Prussian War with Iron Cross Motif 1870-1871


Imperial German Medal Franco Prussian War with Iron Cross Motif 1870-1871


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Steel Commemorative Medal for Non Combatants, for the Victory against 

  

France during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 - 71. 

  

The medal was instituted in 1871 by Kaiser Wilhelm I. Issued to non 

  

combatants - hence in limited numbers compared to the bronze one. 

  

Obverse side: "Fur Pflichttreue im Kriege" (For Devotion to duty 

  

during the War). 

  


  

Reverse: The Iron Cross and the years 1870 1871.