Tel: 1 (905) 634-3848

Text: 1 (905) 906-3848

Purveyors of Authentic Militaria

This item is part of The Dr. Albert Goodwin Collection. Click Here to view all items in this collection.

eMedals-Saxony, Kingdom. A Military Order of St. Henry, Knight’s Cross, c.1918

Item: EG1760

Saxony, Kingdom. A Military Order of St. Henry, Knight’s Cross, c.1918


0% Buyer's Premium

eMedals proudly ships worldwide, see our shipping information

What's a max bid?

Your maximum bid should be the highest amount you're willing to pay for an item.

Your entered maximum bid will not be disclosed to the seller or other auction participants at any point.

Max bidding example:

If the current auction price is $100 dollars and you place a maximum bid of $120 dollars, the system will bid $101 dollars on your behalf.

If no other participant places a bid, you win that auction lot for $101 dollars.

If another auction participant places a bid of $110 dollars, the system will subsequently place a bid of $111 dollars on your behalf. The system will continue to bid in $1.00 dollar increments until your maximum bid of $120 dollars is exceeded.

If another auction participant places a bid for $125 dollars, the auction lot price will display $121 dollars having exceeded your previously submitted maximum bid by $1.00 dollar.

Buyer's Premium

All bids are subject to a Buyer's Premium which is in addition to the placed successful bid. The following rate of Buyer's Premium will be added to the Hammer Price of each Lot that you purchase:

Twenty percent (20%) of the Hammer Price

Saxony, Kingdom. A Military Order of St. Henry, Knight’s Cross, c.1918

(Militär St. Heinrichs Orden Knight’s Cross). 1918-1921 Issue. A Maltese cross constructed of silver gilt; the obverse with a central enameled medallion depicting St. Hentry wielding a tri-pronged scepter and an orb, surrounded by a blue enameled ring, inscribed “Frid(ericus), Aug(ustus) d(ei) Garatia) Rex Sax(oniae) Instrauravit (Latin - Frederick August by the Grace of God, King of Saxony); with the outer edges of the Maltese cross in white enamels and green enameled florets between the arms of the cross; the reverse with a silver gilt and enameled center applique, surrounded by a blue enameled ring, inscribed “Virtuti in Bello” (Latin - For bravery in war); suspended from a hollow swivel crown suspension; with a horizontally-pierced ball and ring suspension from its period original ribbon - with a collector’s paper tag attached to the reverse; an unmarked example; measuring 38.40 mm (w) x 54.35 mm (h); weighing 22.0 grams; slight loss of the gilt; in overall better than 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

Back To Top