Order of Sts. Princes Boris and Gleb

Order

Date:

2008

Materials:

Enamel and Gold

Dimensions:

W 1.625 in x H 1.625 in

Accession Number:

5.2.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

Gold cross with red guilloche enamel on arms. In center is gold square with relief image of Sts. Boris and Gleb. On arms inscription: Съ нами Богъ ("God is with us"). On reverse is engraved inscription: Россия Православная ("Orthodox Russia"). Engraved on bottom arm of cross: 31. Attached to gold chain.

History Note

Awarded to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla).

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark: EM23h in rectangle; M, kokoshnik facing right, 750.