obverse design: Bismarck, head, inclined to right, emerging from clouds above a group of German cavalry and infantry
moving from left to right. The last two ranks of infantry turn to wave to a group of civilians standing on the left. The civilians have
their arms raised in gestures of farewell and amongst them an infantryman takes leave of his family
obverse text: "ICH BIN BEI EUCH"
reverse design: infantry action, involving German troops advancing, from left to right, with rifles and fixed bayonets, putting to flight
French soldiers. In the background a naval engagement involving dreadnought- like warships. Text around upper edge and on scroll at base of
reverse text: "MIT GOTT WOHLAUF FÜR DEUTSCHEN REICHES EHR" & "GEPRÄGT ANLÄSSL.DER 100.GEBURTSTAGSFEIER BISMARCKS 1.4.1915" (in small
indented characters on scroll)