Order of the Rising Sun pendant, fifth class. It was awarded to Antone Rosa, a prominent member of the Hawaiian Kingdom's government, in 1884 Founded in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan, the order was awarded for exceptional civil or military merit.


  • Title: Order of the Rising Sun pendant
  • Date Created: 1875/1884
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Provenance: Bestowed upon Antone Rosa on behalf of Japanese Emperor, Mutsuhito in 1884., Donated by the Helen Ladd Thompson Revocable Living Trust
  • Subject Keywords: Royal Order of the Rising Sun, Imperial Japan, Emperor Mutsuhito, Antone Rosa, Hawaiian Kingdom
  • Type: Medal
  • Medium: Metal

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