1957, Rare, Signed, King Paul of Greece, Awardee Silver Cross of the Order of the Phoenix


The Order of the Phoenix (Greek: Τάγμα του Φοίνικος) is an order of Greece, established on 13 May 1926, by the republican government of the Second Hellenic Republic to replace the defunct Royal Order of George I. The order was retained after the restoration of the monarchy in 1935 and continues to be awarded by the current Third Republic.

The honour is bestowed by the Greek government to Greek citizens who have excelled in the arts and literature, science, public administration, shipping, commerce, and industry. It is also awarded to foreigners who have helped raise Greece’s international prestige.

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Hand Signed Awardee of the Silver Cross of the Order of the Phoenix

Hand Signed by King Paul of Greece

Dated: Athens 7th May 1957

39cm x 24,5cm (approx. 15,6inch. x  9,6inch.)

King Paul of Greece (Greek: Παύλος, romanized: Pav́los; 1901 – 1964) was King of the Hellenes, reigning from 1 April 1947 until his death in 1964. He was succeeded by his son, Constantine II.

Paul was first cousin to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and father-in-law to King Juan Carlos I of Spain.

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