1936 ANNAM VIETNAM INDOCHINA CAMBODIA FRANCE MILITARY AGRICULTURAL MERIT KNIGHT BREAST BADGE MEDAL SILVER RARE! This medal was awarded by the Annamese court for meritorious services rendered in the promotion and development of agricultural matters. It is structured in three classes (Commander, Officer and Knight). The square design is bordered by a blue Greek key design. The center consists of a stylized design of yellow rice grains and green leaves with a red sun set in the background. The reverse design is similar, but bears four Chinese characters, which read BESTOWED BY THE EMPEROR above and BRILLIANT AGRICULTURE below. ORDER OF AGRICULTURAL MERIT. I-Tinh / Ordre du Mérite Agricole three classes – established March 2, 1936. Services rendered to agriculture. Squarish badge, with cravat or suspension ribbon. Around the edge a Greek key design in blue, with below a partly rounded protrusion and above a square cut Greek key pyramidal design leading to the suspension link, and in the center square a stylized design of yellow rice grain and green leaves against a setting red sun, with wavy lines going out at an angle perhaps representing hills or clouds in a colored area, with wavy horizontal lines below perhaps representing paddy water. Save, except center square has four Chinese-style characters in seal writing, the two above in yellow reading S? ” (bestowed by the emperor), and the two below in red reading “Ming-Nông (brilliant agriculture). All items are guaranteed genuine! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “cotyora52″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Time Period Manufactured: 1919-38
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France
- Modified Item: No