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Order of Sport Merit

Instituted: 3 September 1968 in 3 grades (Commander, Officer & Knight).

Commander, Obverse:

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Order of Cultural Merit

Awarded in 3 classes - Commander, Officer & Knight - but I have no dates or terms of award.

Here's the Officer:

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Order of Merit of National Education

Instituted: 16 January 1962.

Awarded: For distinguished service to the Ministry of Education or significant services in the field of education.

Grades: 3 (Commander, Officer and Knight).

Officer:

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Order of Agricultural Merit

Instituted: 16 April 1964.

Awarded: For distinguished contributions to agriculture, forestry and animal husbandry.

Grades: 3 (Commander, Officer and Knight).

Here is the Commander: -

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Medal of Honour for Customs

Don't know much about this, except it comes in 3 classes.

Here's the 3rd Class:

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Medal of Honor for Police

This is awarded in 2 classes, and this is the 2nd Class:

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Medal of Honor for the Armed Forces

This is quite a recent addition, and awarded in a single class.

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Thank you Megan for these illustrations!

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Medal of Honor for the Armed Forces

This is quite a recent addition, and awarded in a single class.

Hi Megan,

Great stuff as usual. Particularly love the fact that some of the medals are suspended from an elephant's trunk. Very unique.

Jean-Paul

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I must say that I quite admire the elephant hangers.

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Ilja

Thank you for sharing these. Do you have any information on the 'l'Ordre de l'Arc en Ciel' [Rainbow Order] ansd what it ia awarded for? It's very colourful!

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It looks like some political or party award.

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There are some colorful awards there. I really like the Elephant order. Thanks for sharing these awards.

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