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Order of Virtute Civili 1st Class

Order of Virtute Civili, enamelled cross 1st Class breast badge

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Origin: Poland
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Order of Virtute Civili, enamelled cross 1st Class breast badge,

 

Established in 1792 by King Stanislas Augustus as a civilian counterpart to the Order Virtuti Militari, but due to the partition of Poland it was never awarded.Restored in 1969 is awarded exclusively to the most eminent Polish citizens, dead or
living who distinguished themselves by their life and work for the Polish Nation in hard times.

 

Reverse: LJP (Legiony Jozefa Pilsudskiego – Jozef Pilsudski's Legions) with the letter "S"(Strzelcy – the rifles)