Italy – Republic: Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Cross Set in Autoro Pozzi, Roma, Galleria Collona 12, fitted case of issue, sash badge and breast star both in silver, silver-gilt and with gold central stars, but lacking the miniatu...

£550.00
Availability: IN STOCK
Product ID: LMC/8040
Condition: enamel damage in the form of a flake to the top arm on the obbverse, hence only about Very Fine, case scuffed in places.
Description:

Italy – Republic: Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Cross Set in Autoro Pozzi, Roma, Galleria Collona 12, fitted case of issue, sash badge and breast star both in silver, silver-gilt and with gold central stars, but lacking the miniature. Scarce in this grade.

Condition: enamel damage in the form of a flake to the top arm on the obbverse, hence only about Very Fine, case scuffed in places.

The Order was founded on 3 March 1951 to be awarded to those who render notable service to the Italian Republic and is open equally to Italian and non-Italian citizens.