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0003.1.2: Royal Hungarian Order of St Stephen, Grand Cross Badge

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Description: On less formal occasions, Knights Grand Cross wore a green-edged crimson sash bearing the badge of the order - a green-enamelled cross with the centre of the obverse being red with a white double-armed cross issuing from a gold crown on a green hill, with the letter M T beside it, and a white circlet with PUBLICUM MERITORUM PRAEMIUM around it. The reverse has a white centre with STO. ST. RI. AP. on it. They also wore a breast star. Image courtesy of Morton & Eden.
Date Added: 01-05-2017