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0002.3: Military Order of Maria Theresa, Knight

Added by: megan
Description: The Knight's Cross could be awarded to officers of any rank for gallantry... but they had to apply for it! It is a white-enamelled gilt cross with the central disk also red/white/red surrounded by the motto FORTITVDINI on the obverse. The reverse has a green ring around a white disk bearing a gold monogram. Image courtesy of Morton & Eden.
Date Added: 01-03-2017