Medaille purple heart in doos van uitgifte (Medal Purple Heart in orginal box)

The Purple Heart award is a heart-shaped medal within a gold border, 1 ​3⁄8 inches (35 mm) wide, containing a profile of General George Washington. Above the heart appears a shield of the coat of arms of George Washington (a white shield with two red bars and three red stars in chief) between sprays of green leaves. The reverse consists of a raised bronze heart with the words FOR MILITARY MERIT below the coat of arms and leaves.

The ribbon is 1 and ​3⁄8 inches (35 mm) wide and consists of the following stripes: ​1⁄8 inch (3 mm) white 67101; 1 ​1⁄8 inches (29 mm) purple 67115; and ​1⁄8 inch (3 mm) white 67101, not named on back

€ 150,00

The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members.note:  The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is located in New Windsor, New York.

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