Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, Commander Cross Breast Star

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  • Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, Commander Cross Breast Star Obverse
  • Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, Commander Cross Breast Star Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    April 25, 1834
  • makers
    F. Seibrecht, Brunswick

History


The Order was founded by Duke Wilhelm of Brunswick and was conferred upon individuals who distinguished themselves by rending meritorious military or civil service. Civil service included outstanding work in the fields of Art and Science.

The conferral of an Award was not dependent on an individual’s class or rank.

During the Franco-German War in 1870, crossed swords were added to all war merit awards.

This Order was conferred from 1834 to 1918.

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Versions

  • Price

    $2200 USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: IMMOTA FIDES

  • Size

    72.5mm

  • Maker

    F. Siebrecht, Braunschweig

  • Version Remarks

    51.8 grams

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