In support of a strong German Reich nation, the Cross of Honour of the German Mother, Mutterkreuz, was introduced by decree in Berlin on 16 December 1938 by Führer and Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler. The preamble of the statutory decree declared: “As a visible sign of gratitude of the German nation to children-rich mothers I establish this Cross of Honour of the German Mother”.
• 1st Class Order, Gold Cross: eligible mothers with 8+ children
• 2nd Class Order, Silver Cross: eligible mothers with 6-7 children
• 3rd Class Order, Bronze Cross: eligible mothers with 4-5 children
Here’s the entire set of all three awards. each about 1”