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Badge and star: Order of St Anne, 1st class (military) 1855-1917

MED2425
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 MED2425
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: Red enamelled Maltese cross with gold edges. Between the angles of the arms of the cross are gold open-worked scrolls and swords. In the centre is a circular medallion of white enamel on which is portrayed the figure of St Anne with mountains in the background, the whole surrounded by a gold band. Reverse in white enamel 'A J P F' (motto Amatibus, Justiciam, Pietatem, Fidem). With sash of watered silk, scarlet with narrow yellow stripe near each edge. Star: Eight pointed silver star with red enamel cross in centre surrounded by red enamel band with legend: 'AMAN.JUST.PIET.FID.'
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Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials organic: silk, watered [ribbon]; silver, enamelled; metal: gold, enamelled
Measurements badge: 73 mm; star: 95 mm
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