The Orders, Decorations and Medals of Denmark

Links & Other References


The assistance of the Danish Department of Defence is gratefully acknowledged, in particular their generousity in allowing the use of their illustrations of medals. Images and information has also been shared by Emmanuel Halleux, Preben Sloht Nielsen, Henrik Revens, and Sune Schønnemann.

Grateful thanks to La Galerie Numismatique, Liverpool Medals, the London Medal Company, Morton and Eden and Spinks, who have allowed the use of images from their catalogue.


Danish Department of Defence - Medals (Archived June 2013)

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Denmark - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3 - Page 4 - March Medals

Lukasz Gaszewski - Decorations and Medals of the Kingdom of Denmark

Hendrik Meersschaert - Medals of World War 2: Denmark

Ilya Repetski - World Awards: Denmark

Will Shade - Medals of Denmark (Archived March 2012)

Sune Schønnemann - SkibDen - database of Danish medals

Eric Semon - Décations du Danemark

Sven Vik - World Orders and Medals: Denmark

Mario Volpe - Tavole ordini STATI SCANDINAVI

Yuri Yashnev - For Merit: Denmark (Archived October 2007).

Napoleon Online - Decorations of Denmark (Archived December 2004)

Medalnj - Denmark

Wikipedia - List of orders, decorations and medals of the Kingdom of Denmark (largely the work of Sune Schønnemann)

MedalBook - Denmark

Text References

Ball, R.W.D., and Peters, P. (1994) Military Medals, Decorations & Orders of the United States & Europe: A photographic study to the beginning of WW2. Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.

Barac, B. (2010) Reference Catalogue Orders, Medals and Decorations of the World Part 2: Bronze Book (D-G) OBOL, Zagreb.

Emering, E. and Rasmussen, M. (2016) 'The Danish Defence Medal and its Offshoots'. Journal of the Orders and Medals Society of America 67(5):4-22.

Hieronymussen, P. (1967) Orders, Medals and Decorations of Britain and Europe Blandford, London.

Holm, J.C. (1964) Danmarks Krigsmedaller/Danish War Medals.

Morrissey, P. (1997) 'The Silver Jubilee Medal of Queen Margrethe of Denmark'. Journal of the Orders and Medals Research Society 36:274-275.

Stevnsborg, L. (1992) 'Two New Danish Medals'. Journal of the Orders and Medals Research Society 31:304-306.

Stevnsborg, L. (1998) 'British Recipients of the Danish Medal for Freedom and of Danish Orders; with an introduction on Danish awards for services in the World War'. Miscellany of Honours 12:67-88.

World Medals Index ODM of Denmark Ribbons Text List

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