Eagle Shako Plate General de Brigade
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Habit de Petit Tenue de Service; General de Brigade (1805-1815) The decorations are left - Legion of Honor, Officer and Commandant (First Model-1804), Right - Order of the Iron Crown

The order of the Iron Crown (L'ordre de la Coronne de Fer) was founded by the Emperor a few days after his coronation as King of Italy in Milan in 1805. The "Iron Crown" is the crown of the Lombard Kings, which originated in Charlemagne's time.