Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, I Class Cross

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SKU: 01.BRU.0102.104.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2350 USD

  • Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, I Class Cross Obverse
  • Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, I Class Cross Obverse
  • Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, I Class Cross Reverse

Estimated market value:

$2350 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    Hermann Jürgens, Braunschweig
  • Composition
    Silver gilt/Enamelled
  • Inscription
    Rev: IMMOTA FIDES
  • Size
    66.5x66.5mm
  • Version Remarks
    36.3 grams

Physical Description and Item Details


120 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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