Dannebrogordenens H├Žderstegn

Official abbreviation: D.Ht.

Instituted June 28th 1808 by King Frederik 6th.

Awarded to Danes who has provided a special service to “the fatherland” through a noble deed. To be awarded to Cross of Honor one must be a Knight of Dannebrog or higher.

Obverse. Old specimen. Awarded under the reign of King Frederik VI (1808-1839). Image courtesy of Jesper Valentin