WW1 IMPERIAL GERMAN HINDENBURG CROSS FOR NEXT OF KIN OR WIDOWS MEDAL
Here we have The Honor Cross of the World War 1914/1918 for the Next-of-Kin. The Next-of-Kin Hindenburg Cross was awarded surviving widows, parents, and dependents of fallen participants in the war. It is constructed out of a die struck steel base that has been black painted. The obverse depicts a centrally placed "1914 1918" surrounded by a laurel leaf and berry wreath, that is open at the top and tied together at the bottom, which is in front of a patte style cross.