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The order of Homayoun
Founded by Shah Reza Pahlavi in 1939 as a general order of merit. The order resembles the Qajarian order of Lion & sun in image and shape. This order is found in 5 classes with a decrease in size and number of star bursts but all are made of silver. (The 5th class has got only 4 points of star bursts).
Right: The first class order, or Grand Cordon, with 8 points of star bursts.
Left: The badge of the second class with 6 points of star burst.
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