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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
[PT178]
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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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Silver-gilt-edged white enamel cross flory with inset red enamel Latin cross, on silver-gilt tower suspension, the ribbon ring hallmarked; the face and reverse plain, identical; height including tower suspension 52.48mm (2.07 inches), width 30.52mm (1.2 inches); on original ribbon mounted for wear in the Portuguese style, slight glue residue to the reverse, with miniature insignia of identical design, the reverse plain gilt, height 14.55mm (0.57 inch), width 11.96mm (0.47 inch). The medal was instituted by Decree 35667 of 28 May 1946 in four classes to be awarded to ‘militares que revelem excepcionais qualidades e virtudes militares, pelas quais devem ser especialmente apontados ao respeito e à consideração pública’ (military who display exceptional military qualities and virtues that merit public respect and acknowledgement). A very good example.

 
Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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Medal for Military Merit (Medalha de Mérito Militar), III class
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