BRAUNSCHWEIG – ORDER THE HENRY LION EHRENZEICHEN – 1st CLASS
This is the 1st Class Ehrenzeichen of Braunschweig’s Order of Henry the Lion. The decoration was produced in silver from 1903 through 1918. The circular decoration measures 1 1/8″ in diameter. Its obverse sports Wilhelm of Braunschweig’s cypher, capped by his ducal crown. The cypher is surrounded by a wreath of leaves. The decoration’s reverse features Braunschweig’s Latin motto. It comes complete with a red and yellow ribbon. The decoration is in superb condition.