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Sale 105

Lot 448

Medal of the Ordre Royal de l'Etoile d'Anjouan Comores -- With an Order of Leopold. 1) Eight-pointed silver gilt star, each point composed of eight rays; the face with a circular centrally-imposed white enamel medallion bearing an upright gilt hand above a gilt crescent and an inscription in gilt Arabic characters encircled by a gilt ring inscribed in black letters ORDRE ROYAL DE LETOILE DANJOUAN COMORES within a studded silver ring; the reverse plain; diameter 58.56mm. The order was established in 1874 by Sultan Mohamed-Saïd-Omar of the Comoros island of Anjouan, reorganized on June 18, 1892; authorized and organized by the French government on Sept. 12, 1896. It was made a French Overseas Order in 1950. [With] Silver and white enamel Maltese cross with ball tipped finials, a silver-gilt and green enamel wreath of oak and laurel between the arms, on swivel crown suspension. Missing the central circular black enamel medallion. Estimate Value $300 - UP

Realized $180

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