Prince’s Palace of Monaco

Royal Orders and Decorations

Royal Orders and Decorations.

Crown Orders Chancellor

The Order of Saint-Charles

The Order of Grimaldi

Chancellor

Mr. Jean-Joseph PASTOR, Grand Officer of the Order of Saint-Caharles

General Secretary

Mr. Laurent ANSELMI, Officer of the Order of Saint-Caarles

The Order of Saint-Charles

Created by decree on March 15, 1858, and modified December 23, 1966. This medal rewards merit and acknowledges service to the State or Prince.

There are five categories of merit : Knight-Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.

The Order of the Crown

Created by decree on July 20, 1960 and modified December 23, 1966. This medal is awarded to those people, who have done something exceptional or by their exceptional conduct.

There are five categories of merit : Knight-Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.




The Order of Grimaldi

Created by decree on November 18, 1954 and modified July 19, 1960 and again on December 23, 1966. This medal is to reward those people who have contributed to the prestige of the Principality with distinction.

There are five categories of merit : Knight-Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer and Knight.

The Order of Cultural Merit

Created by decree on December 31, 1952. This medal is to reward those people with distinction, who have participated in the arts, letters and science through their work or teaching in Monaco. Or have contributed in those areas and extended the intellectual influence of the Principality, even outside of Monaco.

There are three categories of merit : Commander, Officer and Knight.


The Medal of Honor

Created by decree on February 5th 1894, and modified April 20, 1925 and again November 13, 1952. This metal is awarded for exceptional devotion to duty in the civil and military service.

There are three categories of reward gold, silver and bronze.

The Monaco Red Cross Medal

Created by decree on October 16, 1950. It is awarded to those for their devotion and exceptional service to the Red Cross, either on a national or international level.

There are three categories of merit silver gilt, silver and bronze.

Citation For Exceptional Service

This award has been established the April 7, 1951 and modified December 23, 1966. This citation is awarded for exceptional service, acts of courage or for devotion to duty and exceptional service by the military in the service of the Prince. This clip is worn on top of the ribbon on the 'medal of honor' first category.

There are four different categories of clips gold, silver gilt, silver and bronze.

The Monaco Blood Donor Medal

Created by decree on July 30, 1993. This medal is awarded to those blood donors for their devotion and merits.

There are three categories of merit silver gilt, silver and bronze.

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