A Fifth Republic Legion D’Honneur Grand Cross
A Fifth Republic Legion D’Honneur Grand Cross - Grand Cross Set, Cased, c. 1980s-1990s; Grand Cross (silver gilt and enamels, 73.6 mm x 96.5 mm inclusive of its wreath suspension, on full-length sash) and Breast Star (two-piece construction, silver gilt star base with silver centrepiece, hallmarked on the pinback, 83.6 mm x 84.2 mm, vertical pinback flanked by dual prongs). Gilt wear on the inside of the arms and enamel chipping on the points of the GC. Together, better than very fine. Accompanied by its Ribbon Bar with Rosette (12.5 mm x 19 mm, buttonhole attachment), in its hardshelled case of issue, maker marked "MONNAIE DE PARIS" on the inside lid, raised medal bed, light contact, case also better than very fine.