Order of Saint Stanislaus, Type II, Military Division, II Class Badge

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  • Type II, Military Division, II Class Badge (with swords, in gold)
  • Type II, Military Division, II Class Badge (with swords, in gold)
  • Type II, Military Division, II Class Badge (with swords, in gold)

Attributes

  • country
    Russia
  • date of institution
    1831
  • makers
    K. Eduard, St. Petersburg
  • remarks
    There are many variations of the badge with different designs, sizes and makers.

History


Originally this was a Polish Order created on May 7, 1765 by King Stanislaus II, to honour the Patron Saint of Poland, St. Stanislas of Krakow.

This Order became a Russian Order after the Polish Rebellion of 1830, when Polish forces were suppressed. It was adopted as a Russian Order in 1831.

The version with an eagle was awarded to Non-Christians, and the version with swords was awarded to military personnel.

The obverse features the initials of the Saint.

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Versions

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  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: SS Rev: SS

  • Size

    50x52mm

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  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: SS Rev: SS

  • Size

    47mm

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  • Price

    N/A

  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

  • Size

    47mm

  • Maker

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  • Price

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  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: SS Rev: SS

  • Size

    48x49mm

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  • Price

    $20,000 USD

  • Composition

    Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: SS Rev: SS

  • Size

    44mm

  • Maker

  • Version Remarks

    This version is rare

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