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Badge in case

Object Number: 
831
Date: 
1853-1930
Medium: 
Badge: metal, enamel, textile; case: cardboard, paper, textile, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall (badge): 2 9/16 × 1 9/16 in. (6.5 × 4 cm) Overall (case): 4 in. × 2 1/2 in. × 1 in. (10.2 × 6.4 × 2.5 cm)
Marks: 
typewritten: on label in case: ORDER OF THE BAVARIAN CROWN, FOURTH CLASS stamped: on obverse of badge: MAX. JOS. BOJOARIAE REX stamped: on reverse of badge: VIRTUS ET HONOS
Description: 
Eight-pointed white enamel cross with laurel wreath, surmounted by a crown. The obverse is a gold head in profile, bordered in red. The reverse has a central medallion with a gold crown on a blue and white diaper-patterned ground, bordered in red. Order of the Bavarian Crown, Fourth Class. Max. Jos. Bojoariae Rex.
Gallery Label: 
The Order of the Crown of Bavaria was established by King Maximilian II in 1853.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group