Royal and Military Order of Saint Hermenegild, Rare French Variant


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BACKGROUND: Instituted by Fernando VII in 1814, organized into categories of The Great Cross, Plaque and Gold Cross.

DESCRIPTION: Excellent and very rare variant of the Plaque of the Royal and Military Order of San Hermenegildo, arms of the Cross with polished gold with enamels. Exceptional condition and good workmanship. French-style manufacturing.

Note.- Note that the horse and Saint Hermenegildo on the Shield are facing left. A great rarity. This is because at the time of Alfonso XII and Isabel II, in Paris, they were manufactured in this way for the Spanish troops.