Russian Empire. Sign (cross) of the Order of Saint George of the 4th degree (officer). 1916-17. Officer's award for personal courage, bravery, during the First world war. There are also cases of awards during the Civil war (White army) of 1918-21. An unknown workshop (on style of writing of the central medallion it is possible to assume Eduard's workshop.). Very rare. All Saint George "in bronze" less than one thousand officers of Russian Army are awarded the order. The order of St. George was restored in the modern Russian award system.
Bronze with gilding, hot enamel. Size 36*36mm. Weight 12,9g. Diameter of the central medallion is 12 mm. Magnificent state.