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The German purse which contained the life saving medal. <br />
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This extraordinary relic of the First World War shows how a humble medal saved a German soldier's life by stopping a British bullet aimed at his chest.<br />
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The round fired from a Lee Enfield rifle pierced through the middle of the 2ins silver medal and jammed tight, leaving the front and back of it protruding like a spinning top.<br />
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The item will feature on this Sunday's Antiques Roadshow on BBC1.