Original German CASED COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL OF MARCH 13TH 1938 Certified. The Commemorative Medal of March 13TH 1938 was instituted on May 1ST 1938 for award to civilians and military personnel who participated in the annexation of Austria into Greater Germany. Silver washed, die struck alloy construction medal. The obverse of the medal features two embossed figures symbolically breaking the chains of bondage with an unfurled national flag in the background and a high relief national eagle to the bottom. The reverse features embossed Latin script to the center, “13th März 1938”, encompassed by additional script, “Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer”. (One People, One State, One Leader). The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact and the award comes complete with its original ribbed rayon ribbon with an alloy pin back device, handstitched to the reverse top. It’s original leatherett case is included. In good condition, Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.