Dukely Order of Henry the Lion, Officer Cross

CATEGORY: Version

SKU: 01.BRU.0102.108.01.000

Estimated market value:

$2000 USD

  • Officer Cross Obverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse
  • Officer Cross Obverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse
  • Officer Cross Reverse

Estimated market value:

$2000 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    Germany
  • Makers
    F. Siebrecht, Braunschweig
  • Composition
    Silver gilt/Enamelled
  • Size
    56x56mm
  • Version Remarks
    20.4 grams

Physical Description and Item Details


228 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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