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eMedals-Czechoslovakia, Republic. A Order of the White Lion, IV Class Officer, by Karnet & Kysely, c.1925

Item: EU16412

Czechoslovakia, Republic. A Order of the White Lion, IV Class Officer, by Karnet & Kysely, c.1925

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Czechoslovakia, Republic. A Order of the White Lion, IV Class Officer, by Karnet & Kysely, c.1925

(Rád Bilého Lva). Instituted on 7 December 1922. A five-sided red-enamelled star, the ends adorned with ball finials, with leaflets between the star arms, the centre obverse presents a silver lion, taken from the national coat of arms, the reverse centre presents a red-enamelled centre, bordered with the motto PRAVDA VÍTĚZÍ (Truth Prevails), with the coat of arms of the former parts of Czechoslovakia on each arm (Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, Slovakia, and Carpathian Ruthenia), with a hollow leaflet suspension, maker marked KK for Karnet & Kysely of Prague, measuring 43.91 mm (w) x 63.10 mm (h - inclusive of its wreath of linden leaves and crossed swords suspension), intact enamels, scattered gilt wear, rosette on its original ribbon, and extremely fine.
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