A Romanian Order of Michael the Brave; Knight’s Cross with Case
A Romanian Order of Michael the Brave; Knight’s Cross with Case - Bronze gilt and enamels, Second World War period issue, dated 1941 on the obverse, 39 mm x 57.3 inclusive of its crown suspension, original ribbon, intact enamels, extremely fine. In its hardshelled case of issue, cypher of Michael I and inscribed "Ordinul Mihai Viteazul Cl. III" on the lid, light contact on the exterior, case better than very fine. Footnote: The Order of Michael the Brave (Romanian: Ordinul Mihai Viteazul) is Romania's highest military decoration, instituted by King Ferdinand I during the early stages of the Romanian Campaign of the First World War, and was again awarded during the Second World War.