Order of Ismail, Commander

SKU: 01.EGY.0105.105.01

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

Attributes

  • country
    Egypt
  • date of institution
    c. 1915

History


The Order of Ismail was instituted between 1915 and 1922 and is named in commemoration of the Viceroy and Khedive of Egypt, Ismail Pasha, who reigned between 1863 and 1979 and who constructed the Suez Canal. The Order of Ismail is bestowed upon Egyptian nationals and foreigners in recognition of chivalrous and honourable services provided to the throne. The Order became obsolete following the establishment of the Republic of Egypt in 1953.

The Order is composed of 4 classes. The Commander was limited to 150 members.

The Commander features an obverse Arabic inscription which translates to "Order of Ismail.

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  • Price

    $2500+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: [ARABIC INSCRIPTION]

  • Size

    60x83mm

  • Maker

    J. Lattes, Cairo

  • Version Remarks

    The reverse features the maker's mark "LATTES."

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