Order of the Jerusalem Patriarchate
Brass and Enamel
W 1.875 in x H 4.625 in x D 0.375 in
Gift. Weeks, Joseph. 2012-05-29
Order in shape of Latin cross with green enameled palm branches on either side and topped by a crown pendant. On front in center is small blue enameled circle in which is painted Christ Pantocrator; above Christ inscription in Greek "By this conquer;" below in Greek "Jerusalem is the Mother of Churches." On reverse is inscription in French "Jerusalem Mere Des Eglises" around enameled circle in which is painted Christ's Nativity. On arms of cross is inscription in Greek that translates to "By this conquer 312." Cross is hinged and can be opened. Attached to scarlet ribbon.
Inscriptions & Markings
Mark inside cross: modele deposee +; R D 708001