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Idaho. Idaho Cross
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£135
Idaho.  Idaho Cross
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Large gilt metal and pale blue enamel cross pattée with a narrower orange cross decussate, gilt rays between the arms, on eyelet for ribbon suspension; the face with a centrally-imposed circular gilt and polychrome enamel medallion bearing the Great Seal of the State of Idaho, a deep blue ribbon below inscribed ‘IDAHO CROSS’ in gilt letters, white laurel leaves above to either side, a gilt five-pointed star on the upper arm of the cross; the reverse plain gilt; diameter 49.96mm (1.97 inches); on original suspension ring and full neck ribbon and fastenings. The Idaho Cross is that state’s highest award for bravery other than in combat and is awarded when a soldier knowingly puts him or herself in imminent danger in order to protect the life of another. The Cross is not often found.

 
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