POST WW2 SPAIN ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT 2ND CLASS CROSS STAR MEDAL PEACE AWARD
1 in stock
63mm wide rayed, faceted eight-pointed silver star; the face with a gilt-edged white enamel Latin cross surmounted by a silver band and a silver-gilt civic crown of the Franco era, a circular medallion in red, white and blue enamel and gilt metal imposed centrally bearing an escutcheon quarterly of Castile and Léon with Granada overall, the gilt tower of Castile above left and below right, the gilt lion of Léon above right and below left; the reverse plain with pins for wear.
The Order was created by Queen Isabel II in 1864 for military merit. The cross is of white enamel in times of peace, and of red in times of war. This example is from the period 1938-1975.
||15 × 10 × 2 cm