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eMedals-Greece. An Order of the Redeemer, Grand Cross (Collectors Copy)

Item: M0333-81

Greece. An Order of the Redeemer, Grand Cross (Collectors Copy)

Sale Date: July 11, 2019 Hammer Price

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Greece. An Order of the Redeemer, Grand Cross (Collectors Copy)

(Τάγμα του Σωτήρος). Instituted on 31 July 1829. Post-1945 Copy. A gilded silver Maltese cross with white-enamelled arms, with green-enamelled laurels and oak leaves in each quadrant, the obverse centre presenting the head of Jesus Christ, blue enamel surround Η ΔΕΞΙΑ ΣΟΥ ΧΕΙΡ, ΚΥΡΙΕ, ΔΕΔΟΞΑΣΤΑΙ ΕΝ ΙΣΧΥΙ (Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power, Exodus, 15:6), reverse centre presenting a white cross on a blue background (the coat of arms of Greece), with surround inscribed Η ΕΝ ΑΡΓΕΙ Δ´ ΕΘΝΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ ΣΥΝΕΛΕΥΣΙΣ (The IV National Assembly of the Hellenes at Argos), measuring 47.09 mm (w) x 79.51 mm (h - inclusive of its crown suspension), weighing 45.9 grams, on loop for suspension from period original sash, presenting loss of red enamels on wreath and chipping to enamel in blue ring, and in very fine condition. Accompanied by the breast star, presenting as an eight-pointed, multi-faceted silver star, the obverse centre presenting the head of Jesus Christ, blue enamel surround Η ΔΕΞΙΑ ΣΟΥ ΧΕΙΡ, ΚΥΡΙΕ, ΔΕΔΟΞΑΣΤΑΙ ΕΝ ΙΣΧΥΙ (Thy right hand, O Lord, is become glorious in power, Exodus, 15:6), reverse centre presenting a principle pin assembly and dual stays, maker marked ARTHUS BERTRAND PARIS, measuring 90.51 mm (w) x 90.64 mm (h), weighing 63.3 grams, presenting chipping to enamels around blue ring, in otherwise very fine condition.
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