Corvin Decoration for Art and Science, Breast Star
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This Decoration was founded by Miklos Horthy, and it was conferred upon Hungarians who had rendered extraordinary merit and achievements within the fields of science, education, culture, and art. It was also conferrable upon foreign citizens.
The Order was suppressed in 1943, and then re-instated in 2001.
The III Class Breast Star was awarded to foreign citizens, and it was restricted to 12 recipients.
See the Hungarian Corvin Chain Decoration, HUN216, in Hungary (1989-) for more information.
Obv: MATHIAS REX HVNGARIAE PRO SCIENTIA LITERIS ET ARTIBUS
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