RUSSIA 2011 Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle Peter I Award Russian Empire SSMNH
- Condition: MNH (**) - Year: 2011 - Catalogue: Michel 2013 - Number(s): Block 148 - Catalog Value: 6.00 € The Order of Saint Andrew the First-Called Souvenir Sheet Size of Stamp: 30х42 mm Size of Souvenir Sheet: 85х71 mm (on extreme points of cuttin ... Read More
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Item Description- Condition: MNH (**)
- Year: 2011
- Catalogue: Michel 2013
- Number(s): Block 148
- Catalog Value: 6.00 €
The Order of Saint Andrew the First-Called
Size of Stamp: 30х42 mm
Size of Souvenir Sheet: 85х71 mm (on extreme points of cutting)
Order of St. Andrew the Apostle is the highest state award of the Russian Federation .
Order of St. Andrew the Apostle was founded by Tsar Peter I in November 30, 1698 . It was the highest state award of the Russian Empire. Order awarded for extraordinary Merit officers not below the rank of general , politicians and clergy . First knight of the Order in 1699 became a diplomat and statesman Fedor Golovin . For two centuries , the Order was given to a little more than a thousand people. After the revolution it was abolished .
On July 1, 1998 Presidential Decree restored Order of St. Andrew the Apostle as the highest state awards of the Russian Federation. Order is awarded to outstanding state and public figures, as well as other citizens of the Russian Federation for exceptional services , promoting prosperity , grandeur and glory of Russia . For outstanding service to the Russian Federation the medal may be awarded to the head and the heads of foreign governments . First knifght of the restored the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle is academician Dmitry Likhachev .
The souvenir sheet shows sign of the Order of St. Andrew on the chain , star and ribbon of the Order .
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- Rostovskaya oblast, Russian Federation
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