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Greek Military Cross: CM.171-1992

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Greek Military Cross


Ruler: Constantine I (1913-1917)
Engraver: Rivaud, André




This medal was awarded to both Geek and foreign soldiers for heroism in wartime.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-06-08) by Tillyard, Stephen


1917 -

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter (min) 47 mm Diameter 42 mm Weight 28.29 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: A virtical sword on a circular wreath with a horizontal plaque bearing the inscription.

  • Text: ? ??? ? ??? ??? ("[return home] either with your shield, or upon it)
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: ????? (Greece) 1916-1917
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.171-1992
Primary reference Number: 226943
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Created: Monday 9 February 2015 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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