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eMedals-Czechoslovakia, Republic. An Order of the White Lion, II Class Medal, by Karnet

Item: EU15899

Czechoslovakia, Republic. An Order of the White Lion, II Class Medal, by Karnet

Sale Date: October 15, 2018 Hammer Price

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Czechoslovakia, Republic. An Order of the White Lion, II Class Medal, by Karnet

Rád Bilého Lva. Instituted in 1922. Silver Grade. In frosted silver, maker marked "K" (Karnet of Prague) and marked "800" (silver) on the reverse, measuring 26.5 mm in diameter, scattered frosting wear, original ribbon with dual prong pinback, near extremely fine.

Footnote: The Order of the White Lion was created as an award for merit by Czechoslovakia for foreign citizens. The Order was established in two divisions, Civil (with two crossed palms above the badge) and Military (with two crossed swords above the badge); in five classes: I Class with collar, I Class Grand Cross, II Class Grand Officer, III Class Commander, IV Class Officer and V Class Knight, along with a I Class Gold Medal and II Class Silver Medal.

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