Item 0597 - Great Officer in the Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero from the President of Panama

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ZA COM MR-T-6-2-0597

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Great Officer in the Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero from the President of Panama

Date(s)

  • 15 June 1988 (Creation)

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medals and certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 5/01/12

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The highest order of Panama, presented to Mr Mandela as a distinguished person in the sciences/arts/politics, Panama

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One of the medals is damaged: the heart is loose

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Award consists of four pieces which are housed in a blue box with the coat of arms of Panama engraved in gold on the lid. Inside of lid is lined with white satin. Awards rest on a white velvet covered board.
First award includes a cross-shaped medal in white and gold with an emblem in the centre with the image of Manuel Amador Guerrero and the words "Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero" in gold. Medal is attached to a yellow ribbon with red, white, and blue stripes.
Second award is a large silver metal backing with white and gold cross medal (same as above) attached in the centre.
Third award is a tiny medal, also of the white and gold cross, attached to a thin yellow ribbon with red, white, and blue stripes.
Fourth award is a small tack pin with small piece of yellow ribbon and circular yellow ribbon with red, white, and blue stripes.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0493

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