Object Name: Order of the Grand Star of Djibouti - Star
Dimensions: 80 mm (H) x 81 mm (L) x 21 mm (W) 23.9 mm (W), 80.1 mm (diam)
Medium: white metal,enamell
Registration Number: QNM.2015.118.2
His Highness The Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who served as the ruler of Qatar from 1995-2013, was presented with the Order of the Grand Star of Djibouti. This medal has a star shape with silver arms. The circular center is also made of silver and features a blue border. It is engraved with the words "REPUBLIQUE DE DJIBOUTI" and the date 27-6-1977. The center of the medal bears the lettering "UEP."
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