Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh

Order

Creator:

Sofrino (firm)

Date:

2008-01-01

Materials:

Enamel, Metal and Gems

Dimensions:

W 2.125 in x H 2.125 in

Accession Number:

4.2.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

Cross with green guilloche enamel arms and emanating gold rays; in center, round enamel medallion with painted icon of St. Sergius, surrounded by 12 white gems. On reverse inscription: Смирением возвышаемый ("Uplifted through humility").

History Note

Awarded to Metropoltian Laurus (Skurla) on 1 January 2008 for his efforts in the reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church and on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark: Sofrino emblem - cross in circle.