Description

    Imperial Russian Enameled Silver-Gilt Romanov Tercentenary Cross of 1913
    Stamped Moscow, 1908-17, maker's mark AO

    Designed as a green, black, and white enameled cross, surmounted by the Crown of Monomakh, the reverse decorated with the inscription: We Rule the Empire Through God, with initials M for Michael and Cyrillic N for Nicholas II, for the first and last Romanov Tsar, with the Russian Coat of Arms and the dates 1613 and 1913-2.6 in. long

    The Tercentenary cross was presented to Orthodox Priests for exceptional merit and issued in memory of the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty.

    Provenance:
    Purchased from A la Vieille Russie


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    24th Thursday
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