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Medal of Homayoun
Orders and medals of Shah Reza Pahlavi era
1925 - 1941

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Gold Medal of Houmayoun 

     This medal was founded in late 1920s in three different classes by Shah Reza Pahlavi. The first class medal is made of gold, second class of silver and the third class is a bronze one, all with the same appearance. The gold medal was offered to high level military and civil servants on their service for the empire and their honor. Unlike the silver and bronze medals, this class is nearly rare. The image of the front side of the medal resembles the order of Homayoun despite the difference in material and shape.

Silver medal of Homayoun

Front: The Lion & sun  garlanded by a wreath. Note that the Lion and sun had lost its Qajarian style.

Back:  Farsi script (From top to bottom) "Be paadaash-e- Khedmat; Pahlavi Shahanshah-e- Iran; 25 Azar 1304". (On honor of service; Pahlavi ,the king of kings of Iran; December 16, 1925).

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