GERMAN MOTHER’S CROSS IN GOLD

Original Mother’s Cross in gold (Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter Gold) two-piece constructed in bronze gilt and enamel complete with full-length neck ribbon.  On the reverse is a simulated hand inscription script dated “16 December 1938”, and Adolf Hilter Signature.

The award comes complete with the original case, with slight scuff marks on the outer case complete with makers mark inside the lid Friedrich LInden Ludenchild, in good condition.

 

Product ID: 2519

Description

GERMAN MOTHER’S CROSS

The German Mother’s Cross Ehrenkreuz der Deutschen Mutter In Gold.  The Mother’s Cross was instituted by Adolf Hitler on December 16TH 1938 as part of the propaganda campaign aimed at increasing the birth rate.

The award came in three grades to recognise and reward German mothers.  The bronze cross for 4 – 5 children, the silver for 6 – 7, and the gold for 8 or more children.

The criteria of the German Mother’s Cross criteria were awarded to parents with pure German descent who were worthy of the award.