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Austria - Order of the Iron Crown 2nd Class + War Decoration

Austria - Order of the Iron Crown 2nd Class + War Decoration

Austria - Order of the Iron Crown 2nd Class + War Decoration

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PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Österreich
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 31.56x63.82 mm
LOT
EAN 2000000436159
LOT
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Österreich
EAN 2000000436159
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 31.56x63.82 mm
PERIOD 1870 — 1918
COUNTRY Österreich
LOT
MATERIAL
DIMENSIONS 31.56x63.82 mm
EAN 2000000436159
Austria - Order of the Iron Crown 2nd Class + War Decoration

Description

Austrian Order of the Iron Crown 2nd Class with 3rd Class War Decoration. Type III (1914-1918).

The award displays the two-headed Austrian eagle including the imperial crown on top. Constructed of gilded bronze. Stamped with a "star" hallmark. A blue enameled center shield showing the letter "F" (for Emperor Franz I.). Bordered by a green enamel laurel wreath (War Decoration). The reverse shows also a blue enameled center shield and the date "1815". Furthermore the "Iron Crown of Lombardy" to the bottom (magnetic). Original suspension loop in place. Including a mid-20th-century neck ribbon. The length of the ribbon is 31 cm. 

Size: 31.56x63.82 mm (inclusive the crown) 

Please note: the War Decoration was later privately added.


Condition
2+