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The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.The order's motto is "Honneur et Patrie" ("Honour and Fatherland"), and its seat is the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur next to the Musée d'Orsay, on the left bank of the River Seine in Paris.This example is the Chevalier (Knight) order.

H: 5 1/2 in., (14 cm.) including ribbon.

Condition

EF.

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  • 27%

NATIONAL ORDER OF THE LEGION OF HONOUR, FRANCE

Estimate $700 - $800Jun 23, 2018
New York, NY, USA