Star, Khedive's

Description
A Khedive's Star. The bronze five pointed star features a circular centre with the Sphinx and pyramids pictured. " EGYPT 1882 " is marked around the edge of the circle. The lower part of the band is embossed in Arabic " KHEDIVE OF EGYPT " with the appropriate date. The reverse features the monogram inscription of Khedive Tewfik Pasha of Egypt surmounted by a crown and surrounded by a circle. The star is suspended from a dark blue ribbon by an ornamental clasp with a star and crescent in the centre. The ribbon is mounted on cardboard. The Star was awarded to James Crone, originally from Ireland.
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This star was awarded to James Crone. These stars were issued by Khedive Tewfik Pasha of Egypt. See The Fitzwilliam Museum http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/collection/watson/page191.html 
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A74.838
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My great grandfather James Crone b 1842 Lisburn, Ireland d 1927 New Plymouth

- John Crone on 06-12-2013 19:55:39

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