Original WWII German War Merit Cross 2nd Class With Swords And Ribbon. Die struck zinc alloy construction bravery award is in the form of a Maltese style cross with a circular centerpiece with an embossed, canted, swastika encircled by a nicely detailed oak-leaf wreath to the obverse. The reverse centerpiece has the embossed date,”1939″, which is also encompassed by a nicely detailed oak-leaf wreath. The background field of both the obverse and reverse centerpieces is smooth while the arms of the cross have a pebbled background field with raised, smooth, outer edges. The swords, indicating bravery, emanated upward, between the arms of the cross. The ribbon suspension ring and medal loop are both intact. Complete with original ribbon. We have several and we will pick the best one for you. All in good condition with minor storage wear to the medal and ribbon. Offering is for one (1) medal. An honest untouched U.S. Veteran bring back German medal. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided.