Medal of recognition first type. Awarded to civilians for benevolance at home or abroad, in helping the sick or wounded, caring for families of those killed in the war, caring for mutilated, blind, orphaned, or homeless families ruined by the war etc. It was instituted on the 13th of July 1917 in three classes: The 1st class in silver-gilt, the 2nd class in silver and the 3rd class in bronze (Reverse shown enlarged). In 1945 a new medal was established, with the same ribbon but with an altered design, to recognize the same deeds performing during the WWII.
Condition: Very Good