Red Cross Medal for Merit 1914 type1
(Medaille van Verdienste van het Rode Kruis)
Instituted / (code) 1914 / (MVRK)
Amount issued


Value category Average

The Red Cross issues two kinds of medals for merit: The Cross of Merit and the Medal for merit. The medal for merit can be issued in two versions: silver and bronze. On the obverse a woman standing on a hill, holding a palmbranch. On the left the Red Cross sign in enamel and the text: "Pro Merito" (for merit). On the reverse the founding year of the Red Cross 1857 and the text "Nederlandsche Roode Kruis" (Netherlands Red Cross). The diameter is 34mm. There are three versions of this Medal: