Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, Commander Cross Breast Star

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SKU: 01.BRU.0102.107.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2200 USD

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

Estimated market value:

$2200 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    F. Siebrecht, Braunschweig
  • Composition
    Silver/Gold/Enamelled
  • Inscription
    Obv: IMMOTA FIDES
  • Size
    72.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    51.8 grams

Physical Description and Item Details


523 were awarded.

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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