Order of Abassia (Imtiaz-i-Abbasia), I Class Grand Commander
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The Order of Abassia (Imtiaz-i-Abbasia) was instituted by Nawab Al-Haj Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan V, Abbasi, between 1920 and 1930. The Order was created in honour of Nawab Al-Haj Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan V's dynasty and is conferred in 5 Classes to reward personal and public services performed in all fields of endeavour.
The I Class Grand Commander is worn from a Sash and is worn with a Breast Star. The suspension used on the I Class Grand Commander is of a Pelican, which were depicted as supports in the State coat of arms.
There may be variations of the Grand Commander which are worn from a neck ribbon, but additional research is necessary.
The obverse features a Persian inscription "Sadiq Dost" which translates to "Sincere Friend."
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Obv: [PERSIAN INSCRIPTION]
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