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Badge in case

Object Number: 
1943.117b
Medium: 
metal,enamel,textile; case: cardboard,textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 3 x 4 in. ( 2.5 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Badge on ribbon and plaque in a case. Badge suspended from a red grosgrain ribbon, white-enamel Latin cross pattée in front of a laurel wreath, below a crown. Central obverse disk in red enamel features two crossed gammas below a crown, white enamel ring surrounding the design includes a Greek inscription. Plaque is identical to the badge, with the design superimposed on a four-pointed starburst.
Gallery Label: 

The Royal Order of George I was founded in 1915 by King Constantine I in honor of his father, George I. The order was abolished when the Greek monarchy was dissolved in 1924, and reinstituted from 1935 through 1973.

Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group