Order of the Crown (Iran)

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Order of the Crown
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Commandeurskruis met medaillon achterzijde
Awarded by Qajar and Pahlavi dynasty
Eligibility Military and Civilian Order
Next (higher) Order of the Crown
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Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of the Crown was founded in 1913 (1332)[1] by Shah Ahmad Shah Qajar before his coronation. Until 1926 it existed in one class as a collar (neck chain with pendant badge), breast star and sash - corn-yellow with sky-blue edges.

The first Shah from the Pahlavi dynasty reformed the order at the end of the 1930s. The order was the senior one after the dynastic Order of Pahlavi. It was abolished in 1979. following the Iranian revolution.[1]


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  1. ^ a b "Order of the Crown of Iran (Nishan-i-Taj-i-Iran)". Medal Medaille. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 

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