Order of St. Hubert, Grand Cross

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  • Order of St. Hubert, Grand Cross
  • Order of St. Hubert, Grand Cross

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    1708

History


The Order is a Romanic Catholic dynastic order of knighthood, which was founded by Gerhard VII, Duke of Jülich-Berg in 1444 or 1445. The Order was founded to commemorate the Duke’s victory over the House of Egmond at the battle of Linnich, on November 3rd, Saint Hubert’s feast day.

Throughout the Order's long history its purpose underwent many changes as it fell out of use and was reinstated in 1708, and again in 1808.

The Grand Cross without a crown was to be worn on the Collar.

There is limited information regarding versions of the Cross.

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Versions

  • Price

    $20400 USD

  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: IN TRAV VAST Rev: IN MEMORIAM RECUPERATE DIGNITATIS AVITAE 1708

  • Size

    74x69mm

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