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Badge: Royal Victorian Order, Commander

MED2422
Coins and medals

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Collection Coins and medals, Orders and medals
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Sturdee, Frederick Charles Doveton

Object details:

Object ID MED2422
Description Badge of a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Frederick Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: Obverse: White enamelled, silver gilt Maltese cross of eight points, in the centre of which on a crimson oval is the cypher 'VRI' in gold encircled by a blue enamel riband inscribed: 'VICTORIA'. in gold surmounted by an Imperial crown. Inscription on reverse: 'C103'. Suspended from a neck ribbon of dark blue edged with red/white/red stripes. Sturdee was made an M.V.O. in 1903 and a Commander of the order in 1906.
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Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials silk; silver gilt
Measurements badge: 51 mm
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  • Badge: Royal Victorian Order, Commander (MED2422)
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