WW1 GERMAN SILVER FRAMED 1916 GOLD I GAVE FOR IRON IRON MEDAL
Framed for wearing.
Purpose built frame in silver.
Neatly holds the medal for donating your gold to the war effort.
To the reverse the inscription, ‘Gold gab ich für Eisen’ (Gold I gave for iron).
To the obverse, " In Eisener Zeit ".
An appeal during WWI, when the German state asked its cititzens to donate their gold for funding the war and support families who lost relatives.
People donated their gold jewellery, coins a.o. and received as a thank you iron medals or rings (known as Berliner Eisen) with the same inscription .