Sunday, September 14, 2014


In 1837, this government had medals struck to reward the Klephts (Armatols) for their services in the Greek War of Independence ; these medals contain the Russian arms, and inscription : "To loyalty and valour". Prince Daniel distributed about two hundred of them in 1853.

Source : the book of orders of knighthood and decorations of honour of all nations, sir Bernard BURKE, 1858

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