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Order of Military Valour – Virtuti Militari (reverse)

2nd half of the 19th c.

Lviv Historical Museum

Lviv Historical Museum

Gold, enamel
Founded in May-June of 1792 by King Stanisław August Poniatowski of Poland. The order was cancelled in 1834. Restored on June 1, 1919. The awarding ceremonies were held until 1939. In 1944 the award was restored as the highest military decoration of Poland.
The cross’s beams on the reverse bear the letters S.A.R.P. – Stanisław August, King of Poland

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  • Title: Order of Military Valour – Virtuti Militari (reverse)
  • Date Created: 2nd half of the 19th c.
  • Location: Poland

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