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-Greece. A War Cross 1916-1917, Third Class

Item: EG1292

Greece. A War Cross 1916-1917, Third Class

Sale Date: December 6, 2017 Hammer Price


View Bid History

Not available.

Greece. A War Cross 1916-1917, Third Class

In silvered bronze, 44.5 mm (w) x 48.2 mm (h), original ribbon, scattered silvering wear, near extremely fine.

Footnote: In 1917, the provisional government in Thessaloniki proposed to award a medal as an honourable distinction for military actions in time of war. The medal was later established by Royal Decrees with modifications, additions and replacements of articles up to 1922. It was awarded to the Flags of distinguished battalions, to those serving in the Armed Forces for acts of gallantry and other exceptional actions, and to civilians for exceptional services offered during the First World War, the Ukraine Campaign of 1920 and the Greek-Turkish War of 1919-1922. It was awarded in three classes: 1st Class with a bronze laurel branch on the ribbon, 2nd Class with a bronze star on the ribbon and 3rd Class with a plain ribbon.


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