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eMedals-Austria, Empire. An Order of the German Knights, Priest Cross, c.1930

Item: EG2485

Austria, Empire. An Order of the German Knights, Priest Cross, c.1930

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Austria, Empire. An Order of the German Knights, Priest Cross, c.1930

(Deutscher Ritterorden, Priesterkreuz). A Latin cross constructed of silver gilt, with black and white enamels on the obverse and reverse; suspended from a unique ball and crown suspension constructed of black and white striped enamels; with a double looped partially enameled ring for suspension from its black twisted neck rope; measuring 40.46 mm (w) x 73.18 mm (h); weighing 27.2 grams; in overall extremely fine condition.

 

This offering is a part of the "Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection", a preeminent assemblage of world Orders, Medals, and Decorations composed solely by Dr.Goodwin between 1946-1967. Dr. Goodwin had a successful career as an educator and prominent physician in New York as well as actively serving in both World Wars with the United States Medical Corps. He acted as both President and Vice-President of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) and is responsible for organizing their first convention in 1960. He maintained further membership with the American Society of Military Collectors, the International Orders Research Society, and the American Numismatic Society. His knowledge and passion for history and awards is evident in this meticulously compiled collection that is now available in its entirety for the first time exclusively on eMedals.com.

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