Order of the Crown (Iran)

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Order of the Crown
Nishan-i-Taj-i-Iran
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Badge of a commander of the order. Bottom image depicts the reverse of the order's central medaillon.
Awarded by Qajar and Pahlavi dynasty
Eligibility Military and Civilian Order
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Ribbon bar of the order

The Order of the Crown was founded in 1913 (1332 AH)[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]

Class[edit]

First Class Order - 10 people (Given by Shah )

Second Class Order - 50 people

Third Class Order - 150 people

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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