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Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Two Place Medal Bar

Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Two Place Medal Bar

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This two-place medal bar holds significant historical value, commemorating the dedication and service of its recipient during World War I and the inter-war period.

Starting from the left, the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class was awarded for exceptional service during the first year of the war. The Iron Cross was considered the most distinguished and recognizable military decoration of Imperial Germany and symbolizes the bravery, dedication, and sacrifice of the German military personnel.

Next, we see the Carl Eduard Silver Service Medal, a rare and unusual decoration from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, awarded for long and faithful service to the duchy. This medal was instituted in 1906 by Carl Eduard, the last reigning duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and was awarded in recognition of meritorious service to the duchy, including military service.

The ribbons and decorations are all in excellent condition, and the combination of the 1914 Iron Cross and the Carl Eduard Silver Service Medal is unusual and highly sought-after by collectors of military memorabilia.

This two-place medal bar is a valuable collector's item and serves as a reminder of the bravery and dedication of the German soldiers who served their country during a critical period in history. It also highlights the important role played by the duchies in the German Empire, and the significant contribution of the German military personnel to their respective regions.
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