Half-Size Miniature Mothers Cross in Gold (Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter). The Mother’s Cross was introduced by Adolf Hitler on 16 December 1938 as part of a large propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate. With the Bronze cross for bearing four or five children, the Silver cross for bearing six or seven children and the Gold cross for bearing eight or more. This is rare half sized (Halbminiatur) 31mm miniature of the gold grade cross. The miniature is having a functional pin-back device to the back. The miniature is not visible maker marked. Rare original half size miniature in very good condition!