Belgian Award (1) - gold & diamond - Second half 19th century

Description
Belgian Award (1) - gold & diamond - Second half 19th century
Belgium

A small golden Belgian distinction set with 5 diamonds; 2 cm. x 1 cm.
Mark of Honour for;
1) Extraordinary Service
2) Act of Courage
This mark of honour was created on 22 December 1873, King Leopold II, 1835-1909.
The estimated period is the last quarter of the 19th century given the diamond cut.
Haven't been able to find an image in gold and diamonds anywhere.
Text:
Union fait la Forse
* Armee * Merite Anciennéte

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Belgian Award
Material
gold & diamond
Designer/ Artist
Buitengewone Dienst / Daad van Moed
Estimated Period
Second half 19th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
2×1×2 cm
Weight
2 g
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