Order of the Imperial Russian Palestinian Orthodox Society, Class I

Order

Date:

1908

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

H 2 in x W 1.75 in

Accession Number:

39.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Order of the Imperial Russian Palestinian Orthodox Society, class I. Silver straight arm cross with superimposed oval medallion. In medallion are crossed letters PX (Chi-Rho monogram), alpha, omega. Around them inscription in Slavonic: Не умолкну ради Сiона и ради Iерусалима не успокоюсь ("I will not be quieted for the sake of Zion and for the sake of Jerusalem I will not be calm"). On reverse inscription in Slavonic: Бл[a]г[осло]витъ тя Г[оспо]дь | от Сѵона и оузриши | Бл[a]ая Iер[уса]лима ("The Lord shall bless thee out of Zion and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem").

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark: kokoshnik facing right, 84, alpha in oval.