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Badge: Legion of Honour, 3rd class

MED2427
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 MED2427
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925).Ten pointed, gold rimmed, white enamel badge with a gold ball on the tip of each point. Obverse: (Centered). Classical female head representing the Republic. Inscription: 'REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE 1870'. Reverse: (Centered) Crossed tricolours. Inscription: 'HONNEUR ET PATRIE'. Suspended from a watered silk red ribbon.
Date made

Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a Private Collection
Materials organic: silk, watered [ribbon]; metal: gold, enamel
Measurements 60 mm
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  • Badge: Legion of Honour, 3rd class (MED2427)
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