Order of Saint Vladimir, created by Catherine the Great and instituted on September 22, 1782. The order was named in honor of Saint Vladimir.
STAR: Eight-pointed silver and gold star. The diagonal rays are gold tippedwhile the vertical & horizontal ones are of silver.The center silver medallionis black enamel and portrays a gold cross with the initials of C.P.K.B. forSaint Prince Vladimir Apostle. Surrounding the center medallion on a redenamel band is the Inscription, USEFULNESS, HONOR, GLORY.
CONDITION: Eight pointed silver star, marked with 84 Silver Russian Imperial Standard, and made by EDUARD.
Size: 85 mm in diameter. Weight: 73 gr. Great condition, original, and very rare.