Order of Arts and Sciences, Commander


SKU: 01.EGY.0117.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$950 USD

  • Commander Obverse
  • Commander Obverse
  • Commander Obverse
  • Commander Reverse
  • Commander Suspension Detail
  • Commander Reverse Detail
  • Commander Detail

Estimated market value:

$950 USD


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Physical Description and Item Details

In silver gilt with white and blue enamels, gold centre, hallmarked on the ring, on the clip of the suspension and on the reverse of the badge, marked in Arabic on the reverse of the badge, 67.2 mm x 70.3 mm, with a two-piece 14.5 mm x 20.5 mm silver gilt suspension illustrating the Republic of Egypt eagle coat-of-arms above a lamp projecting a flame, on a full-length original neck ribbon, intact enamels, extremely fine. Footnote: The Order was instituted in 1953 and awarded for contributions to the arts, sciences and knowledge, in three classes.


The Order of Arts and Sciences was instituted on behalf of King Ahmad Fouad I by Governmental Law in 1953 and replaced the Order of Culture (see EGY107). The Order is conferred upon Egyptian citizens who have rendered outstanding services to Egypt in the field of arts and sciences. Contributions to scientific knowledge and scientific endeavours are also eligible for the award. The Order is conferred in 3 classes.

The Commander is bestowed as the I Class award of the Order and is worn from a neck ribbon.

The Commander features an obverse Arabic inscription which translates to the name of the Order, “Science and Arts.”


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