SPAIN - ROYAL MILITARY ORDER OF ST. FERDINAND
founded on 31 August 1811 by the Cortes Generales, who had taken refuge in Cadiz and were confirmed after the fall of Napoleon I on 19 January 1815.
by King FERDINAND VII and reserved only for the military.
First class Knight's Star in gold enamelled white with double domed ends.
Grooved suspension ring. Blood and gold ribbon.in the centre, a pastille decorated with the statue of Ferdinand at the foot and surrounded by the legend AL MERITO MILITAR on a blue enamelled background. On the reverse two crowned globes surrounded by the legend AL REY Y LA PATRIA on a blue enamelled background. Grooved suspension ring. Blood and gold ribbon.
(9,51 g) 36,60 mm /49,48 mm with the grooved suspension ring.
Some white and blue chips.
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