Nice fishing sinker.......
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
Indeed - this one is bad to the bone.
ie: not real - fake - bogus.........
Maybe if the photos were taken further away it might look better
Actually it wouldn't look any better even in the next room with your eyes shut. The casting line around the rim is a dead giveaway as a bad'un.
the flaw above the "bow" on the obverse is a serious indication something is very wrong.
IMO it's a good "Verwundetenabzeichen im silber".
PKZ 30 from Hauptmünzenamt Wien (Austria).
Very used, and was repaired at least one time.
But better photos are needed...
Moved to the correct forum........
Looking for LDO marked EK2s and items relating to U-406.....
Pitting, visible cast line, no downward taper to hinge block. Its a stinker, no ands ifs or buts.
Watching again and carefully, you guys have reason.
Very bad... Very fake.
i am glad for your reassessment. i thought i might be going blind!