It was instituted on June 15, 1935 and is awarded in nine grades for contributions to national security. The insignia of the order features a fluttering yellow flag, surrounded by white clouds on a blue field. This image is surrounded by golden rays.
This is an 8th Class Medal. Check out my other listings now for more medals on sale. This is an original full size medal, NOT a replica. Dear valued customers, I regularly list Chinese antiques - coins, banknotes, medals, important documents, engravings, carvings, boxes, cases, frames, postcards, photos, stereoviews, fans, hats, ranks, badges, finials, embroideries, bonds, books, pocket watches, silver items etc etc.