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About this itemThis original world famous French Order is France's highest military and civilian decoration, one of the most beautiful orders in the world, it is awarded for Bravery in combat, or may also be awarded for Service at the very highest level to France, when awarded in it's highest class it is equivalent to the British Victoria Cross or the U.S. Medal of Honor.
This stunning French Legion of Honor Commander Class, comes in its beautiful original Presentation Case which has now been changed to a square blue case. It is the current version awarded, in mint condition made by the world famous MONNAIE DE PARIS.
This particular LEGION OF HONOUR COMMANDER CLASS is the very rare luxury made version as awarded by the French Government today, exquisite superior quality, made individually by French craftsmen from solid extra fine SILVER then richly 18ct GOLD PLATED.
This Order measures a very large 90.mm or 3.5 " in length and 60.mm or 2.5 " in width. Beautifully presented in a stunning red Presentation Case.
History: The Légion d'honneur or Order national de la Légion d'honneur, established by Napoleon Bonaparte on May 19, 1802. It is the premier order of France, and its award is one of great distinction, with various titles depending on degree, such as Chevalier, Officier and Grand-Croix or Grand Cross
The order’s motto is Honneur et Patrie (Honour and Fatherland), and its seat is the Palais De La Legion D' Honneur on the left bank of the river Seine in Paris.
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