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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Silver seven-pointed star, each arm of five faceted rays, with a crescent and star between each arm, with gold and red enamel crescent and star suspension and gold loop for neck ribbon; the face with a circular central gold applique medallion bearing the Sultan’s tughra within a red enamel ring bearing four gold-edged red enamel plaques inscribed in gilt Arabic letters and numerals ‘Zeal, Devotion, Loyalty 1268’ (AH 1268 = AD1852); the reverse plain with mint mark and maker’s mark; diameter 60.73mm (2.39 inches); on replaced correct full neck ribbon with ties.

The Order was instituted in 1852 by Sultan Abdülmecid Dönemi I in five classes and could be awarded to men and women, both Turkish and foreign, military and civil for meritorious service and acts and was modelled on the French Legion d’Honneur.

The Order was abolished in 1923 with the establishment of the Turkish Republic.

 
Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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Order of Mejidie (Mecidi Nishani), III class neck badge
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