Saint George, Silver Cross
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This cross was established during the reign of Alexander I. It saw several revisions over its lifetime.
The original cross was a sub-class of the Military Order that was instituted by Catherine the Great. It was known as the "Insignia of Distinction of the Military Order". It was conferred upon non-commissioned officers, soldiers, and sailors for bravery while in the Imperial Russian Army and Navy.
The reverse features the cipher of Saint George.
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