Medal for Combat Merit #626642
Made of solid silver and lacquer. It measures 32.14 mm in diameter and 2.25 mm in thickness at the very edge of the medal. The height of the medal is 37.51 mm including the eyelet and it weighs 17.6 gram without its suspension.
In excellent condition with most details still visible. The red lacquer appears to be professionally restored. It comes with its time period double layer steel suspension and the connection ring between the medal and suspension has not been cut.
Most likely awarded during the last months of 1943
Good research potential!
This military medal awarded for “combat action resulting in a military success”; “courageous defence of the state borders”; or “successful military and political training and preparation”. Also awarded for 10 years of service prior to the creation of the long service awards.
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