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Badge: Order of the Redeemer, 3rd class

MED2428
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 MED2428
Description Awarded to Admiral of the Fleet Sir F Doveton Sturdee (1859-1925). Badge: Gold Maltese cross enamelled white, the arms connected by a green enamelled wreath of oak and laurel, pendant from an Imperial crown. Obverse: Centre, a gold medallion bearing the portrait of Christ the Redeemer enamelled in natural colours, surrounded by a blue enamelled band with the legend in Greek letters in gold: 'E DEXIA SOKHEIR, KYRIE, DEDOXASTAI EN ISKYI' Reverse: A blue enamelled medallion bearing the white cross of Greece, surrounded by a blue enamelled band with the legend in Greek letters in gold: 'E EN ARGEI DETHNIKE TON ELLINIKON SYNEDEYSES 1829'. Suspended from a neck ribbon of watered silk, pale blue with white edges. Inscription: In Greek script.
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 48 mm
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  • Badge: Order of the Redeemer, 3rd class (MED2428)
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