Grand Cross set of the 2nd Type. Sash Badge, 87x57 mm, GOLD with white enameled cross and broad green enameled oak and laurel wreath between the arms, obverse centre medallion in gold with portrait of Christ in enamel miniature painting, blue enameled outer circlet with the Order’s motto, blue enameled reverse medallion, with white cross in the centre, surrounded by Greek inscription in gold lettering, hinged suspension crown with chiseled “jewels” and round suspension ring, with original, full length sash ribbon. Breast Star, 82 mm, with chiseled and pierced rays with a finest “brilliant” effect, centre medallion as that of the badge’s obverse, but with chiseled, gold, inner and outer rings, the reverse with round, vertical pin and two hooks, maker’s escutcheon of Lemaitre, Paris, together with the original award document given to Charles de Macchio, plenipotentiary minister of Austria-Hungary in Athens. An extremely fine set, dating from the end of 19th Century (King George I (1863-1874), In extremely fine condition. I R!
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