Badge in case
medal: metal, enamel, textile case: cardboard, paper, textile
badge: 2 1/8 x 1 in. ( 5.4 x 2.6 cm ) case: 3 3/4 x 2 x 9/16 in. ( 9.5 x 5.1 x 1.5 cm )
stamped: on obverse of badge: "OG GUD KON GEN" stamped: on reverse of badge: "1219 W 1671, 1808" typewritten: on label in case "DENMARK: Order of the Dannebrog, Fourth Class"
Crown on top of "CR" monogram, surmounting white enamel cross bordered in red, suspended from a white ribbon with red edging.
The Order of the Dannebrog was established by King Waldemar II of Denmark in 1219, and renewed by King Christian V in 1671. The Order has a Grand Commander class and three classes of the order; the second and third classes are each divided into two grades.
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