The House of Wied
ORDERS & DECORATIONS
The Order of the Black Eagle - Grand Cross, civil division, breast star (L) and sash badge, obverse (R).
The Order of the Black Eagle (Urdhëri i shqiponjë e zezë): founded by Prince Vidit I on 26th March 1914 as a general reward for meritorious services to the sovereign and the state, by both Albanian nationals and foreigners in the service of Albania. Conferred in two divisions (military and civil) and four classes (1. Grand Cross – six awards, 2. Commander with Star – four awards, 3. Commander, and 4. Knight). The Military division included a pair of crossed swords over the suspension loop of the badge. Obsolete.Copyright© Christopher Buyers
The Order of the Black Eagle: Commander with Star, civil division breast star (L) and neck badge (R).
The Order of the Black Eagle - Commander , civil division neck badge (L) and Knight, civil division breast badge, obverse (R).
The Medal of the Black Eagle: Second Grade in silver (L) and Third Grade in bronze (R)..
The Accession Medal: Third Grade in bronze.
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