The Order of Pahlavi of the Empire of Iran, awarded to Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani by Mohammed Riza Pahlavi.
Object Name: Livery Collar
Dimensions: 555 mm (H) x 100mm (L) x 92 mm (W) 420 mm (H) x 320 mm (L) x 7 mm (W) 7 mm (W), 80 mm (diam)
Medium: enamel,white metal,metal
Registration Number: QNM.2015.134.2
This order was instituted by Reza Shah of Persia in the year 1925. The medal is hexagon shaped with four crowns placed in a cross-like manner. The centre is circular and bears the image of a snow-covered hill at sunrise against a blue sky. The top of the border has the wording ‘Pahlavi’ in Arabic and the bottom has the date 1302 Hijri. The medal is attached to a chain, made of silver infinity loops with a blue circle in the middle.
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