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Cased 'Deutsche Verdienstmedaille'

Description

'Deutsche Verdienstmedaille' (Silver Merit Medal of the German Eagle Order). The Order of the German Eagle was instituted on 1 May 1937 by Adolf Hitler. It was a diplomatic and honorary award given to prominent foreigners, particularly diplomats, who were considered sympathetic to Nazism. The medal is based on the Maltese Cross with German Eagles at each corner carrying a swastika. The medal is made of  '835' silver and the medal is nicely maker marked by the 'Pr. Münze' in Berlin. De details on this medal are simply stunning, this is the early 1937/1939 style medal with the 'Fraktur' script. The medal is complete with it's original confectioned ribbon. The medal comes with its original case, the case is in good used condition with some normal wear and small damages to the corners, see photos. A nice and desirable original set in good used condition!

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