A Bulgarian order of saint Alexander, with crown and swords, 5th class knight.
(Орден “Свети Александър”). Instituted 1881. In silver and enamels, in extremely fine condition.
The Order was founded by Prince Alexander I of Bulgaria, and he named it to honour St. Alexander Nevsky. The Order was awarded by the Bulgarian sovereign to Bulgarians and foreign citizens in recognition of loyal service within civil and military spheres that benefited Bulgaria and the Monarch.