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Order of Service of Guyana, The Cacique's Crown of Valour, miniature
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Order of Service of Guyana, The Cacique's Crown of Valour, miniature
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Miniature gilt and green enamel circular insignia with loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular pale green enamel medallion bearing a Cacique crown centrally within a double circular dental border; the reverse inscribed ‘VALOUR’ centrally, three stylised leaves above and below, circumscribed ‘ONE PEOPLE • ONE NATION • ONE DESTINY’ (motto of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana) and ‘GUYANA’ at the base; diameter 18.33mm (0.72 inch); on original ribbon. The Order was instituted in 1970 following Guyana becoming a republic and since 1976 is the country’s third-ranking Order. It consists of three General Awards and three Special Awards, the Cacique’s Crown of Valour (C.C.V.) being both a Special Award and the Order’s highest award, given for high acts of bravery involving great danger and serious risk to life.

 
Order of Service of Guyana, The Cacique's Crown of Valour, miniature
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Order of Service of Guyana, The Cacique's Crown of Valour, miniature
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Order of Service of Guyana, The Cacique's Crown of Valour, miniature
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