Medal, Kaiser Wilhelm I Centenary (1897)
A German Kaiser Wilhelm I Centenary Medal. The circular gilt brass medal features a right facing head and shoulders profile of Kaiser Wilhelm I in military uniform on the obverse. " WILHELM / DER / GROSSE / DEUTSCHER / KAISER / KOENIG / von / PREUSSEN " is marked around the profile. " ZUM ANDENKEN / AN DEN / HUNDERSTEN GEBURTSTAG / DES GROSSEN KAISERS / WILHELM I. 1797 - 22 MAERZ -1897 " is marked on the reverse above a cushion bearing the Prussian crown and orb imposed on a sword, a laurel branch to the left, an oak branch to the right. The medal is attached to a yellow ribbon by a simple suspension ring.
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