A decoration, an honor, an award
The badge of the Order of the Arts and Letters was created by Raymond Subes, famous craftsman in wrought iron, member of the Institute. The medal consists of a palm in two identical twigs, enamelled with purple and set silvery or golden.
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The Order of the Arts and Letters is awarded to the civilians. It rewards the eminent members of the University. There are three ranks for the order of the Academic Palms. There are three ranks for the order of the Academic Palms. The rank of knight and officer carries the cross, suspended from a ribbon compound of five dark green strips separated by four white vertical lines. For the commander, the cross knot in tie, alone around the neck.
Monnaie de Paris is the oldest institution of France, fully qualified teacher of the label « Entreprise du patrimoine vivant » et « Joaillerie de France ». All the decorations are manufactured in the workshop of jewelry, made only in noble metal according to home-made methods. These creations benefit from a finish in the hand. They immortalize the tradition of the struck medal, the unique and specific know-how, marked with an awl, the horn of plenty, parking of the origin and the authenticity.
The French decorations, the official know-how of Monnaie de Paris
Create in 864, Monnaie de Paris has for mission the strike of currencies but also manufacturing of the French official decorations. They are the reflection of the republican values, an honor and a symbol of particular and shared emotion. They belong to the history and to the heritage of France. Leaning on the excellence and the ancestral character of its techniques, all the badges made by Monnaie de Paris are in accordance with decrees and with official standards.
Attention: the port of badges is submitted to provisions of the article 259 of the Penal code