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Hi all, another unknown to me decoration, all the others are identified, except the one indicated, I assume it's Swedish or Scandinavian in origin but my searches draw a blank, his Wiki entry only really lists his major Scandinavian and other non-Swedish greater orders. any help would be appreciated




Alex K

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Thanks for the comments, it's difficult to see, but on magnification, the medal is suspended  from a crown which unfortunately is partially hidden by the collar chain

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You are of course right... it does have a crown suspension...

Shooting from the hip here, but could it be the Danish Pro Dania medal?
The position on the bar would be correct and it was often seen with Danish Red Cross medal. 

I'm sure there are many other possibilities...

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Hi, I think you may be correct, (it was on my list of possibles also) nice to have some confirmation, it's award would make sense as you say, thanks for your input. 

Regards alex

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Just checked the Danish Court- and State Calendar. Dardel is listed as a recipient of the Pro Dania medal (the calendar normally doesn't list additional decorations to foreigners unless the decorations are Danish).


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From the left:
King Gustav V 70th birthday commemorative medal
From the picture. . There seem to be two faces on the medal, I'm not sure, it feels like a wedding medal. .
The Red Cross I guess is a Swedish medal
I have seen it before, but the picture is not saved. May be a medal of Belgium
Sorry. . All I can be sure of is the first medal. .

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