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    Russian Order of St. Anne Breast Star with Crown. 84mm, maker and Austrian hallmarked on the pin. Beautifully made and in excellent condition. The Order of Saint Anne was a Holstein ducal and then Russian imperial order of chivalry established by Karl Friedrich, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp 1735 in honor of his wife Anna Petrovna, daughter of Peter the Great of Russia. The motto of the Order was Amantibus Justitiam, Pietatem, Fidem (To those who love justice, piety, and fidelity). Membership of the Order was awarded for a distinguished career in civil service or for valor and distinguished service in the military. The Order of Saint Anne entitled recipients of the first class to hereditary nobility, and recipients of lower classes to personal nobility. For military recipients, it was awarded with swords.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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