Cross of Valour medal issued by Poland in 1920.
The Cross of Valor medal was established by the Council of National Defense on 11 August 1920. It was awarded to soldiers who displayed bravery and valour on the battlefield.
Eagle in the centre with text on the cross arms: 'NA POLU CHWALY' (On the Field of Glory) and the date '1920'.
Wreath in the centre with a vertical sword. Text on the cross arms: 'WALECZNYM' (To the Valiant) .
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Obverse inscription: "NA / POLU / CHWALY / 1920" Reverse inscription: "WALECZNYM"
Type of item
40 mm (Width), 60 mm (Height)
Cross with ribbon
References: [Link 1] accessed June 2014 ec