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I have the gold mothers cross with the ribbon and the

I have the gold...

I have the gold mothers cross with the ribbon and the original box.

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The date on the back is 16 Dec. 1938.

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Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment. If you cannot send photos, I can still work with your descriptions; however, I can give more accurate answers if I have photos.
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Please send photos of the piece and its box.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Here are some pictures.
CD0EBD60-7051-41EF-8019...jpegCD0EBD...jpegDB8E09C2-0CB0-44A9-8726...jpegDB8E09...jpeg8D8FA65B-B173-4473-B101...jpeg8D8FA6...jpegB30C9E84-7E52-41A9-8C93...jpegB30C9E...jpeg
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’m fine with the text box

Are there gold karat marks on this?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I don’t see any.where would it be marked?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I did not see any during my online researching.

So this is gold plated. Why was it given/awarded?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
This is a mother cross given to a mother who had 8 children during wwII

Who awarded it? Whose signatures are on the back?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The German Nazi Govenment the signature is Aldolf Hitlers.

Let me see what I can find. Thank you for the information and photos. Please allow me some time to research.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you Doris.
My research shows that they made 3 kind of these. Bronze, silver and Gold. The gold ones did not have a k marking.

https://www.emedals.com/europe/germany/third-reich-national-awards/german-mother-s-cross

Have you seen the ones for sale on the above site?

The most a "Gold Grade" one sold for that I saw was $155.

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