• Subiect: The present study will bring to the attention of specialists and faleristics passionates 44 Romanian and foreign orders, crosses and medals, during the Great War, from the Museum of Oltenia collection. These objects can be considered true pieces of art, because apart from information on the realm of history, they are presented as true “jewels”, being crafted with skill, a lot of artistic sense and aesthetic taste. In their realization the artists (sculptors, engravers) combined the beauty and the aesthetics with the useful, giving the pieces a pleasant appearance. Most of the decorations belonged to the generals Constantin Dragu, Gheorghe Dragu and Dumitru Lupu, but also the academician Dumitru Combiescu or the former prefect of the Gorj County, Numa Frumuşanu. Some decorations also belonged to some ladies from Ghica and Otetelişanu families. The main orders, crosses and medals are: “Michael the Brave” Order, “Star of Romania” Order, “Crown of Romania” Order, ”Sanitary Merit” Cross, ”Cross of Queen Mary” Order, the Honourable Sign of the Officers for Twenty-Years in the Army, the Commemorative Cross of the War 1916 -1918, the ”Victory” Medal, the French Order of the ”Legion of Honour” and the ”Cross of War”, the English Order “Distinguished Service”, the Polish Order “Virtuti Militari”, the Serbian Order “The White Eagle” and the Medal of the War Ministry of France.
  • Limba de redactare: română
  • Secţiunea: Numismatică / Numismatics
  • Vezi publicația: Revista de Cercetări Arheologice şi Numismatice
  • Editura: Publicat de: Cetatea de Scaun
  • Loc publicare: Târgovişte
  • Anul publicaţiei: 2019
  • Referinţă bibliografică pentru nr. revistă: V; anul 2019
  • Paginaţia: 415-444
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