Official abbreviation: B.M.1*.m.Inskrip (In Gold with Crown and Inscription)
Official abbreviation: B.M.1.m.Inskrip (In Gold with Inscription)
Official abbreviation: B.M.2*.m.Inskrip (In Silver with Crown and Inscription)
Official abbreviation: B.M.2.m.Inskrip (In Silver with Inscription)
Official abbreviation: B.M.1* (Gold with Crown)
Official abbreviation: B.M.1 (Gold)
Official abbreviation: B.M.2* (Silver with Crown)
Official abbreviation: B.M.2 (Silver)
Instituted September 4th 1865 By King Christian 9th.
Awarded: The ruling monarchs own medal, that He/She can award to whomever they seem fit.
It’s normally awarded in Silver, but can also be given in gold, for example to soldiers for honor and courage (before the new military bravery medals of 2010).
It can awarded with and without crown.
Normally awarded after 50 years of employment in the same private company. The company may apply for the medal from the Minister of Interior, who sends the request to the Monarch.
Design: Normally awarded without inscription on the reverse. May be awarded with inscription for special deeds or events.
Other information: Also awarded in the year 2000 to the members of the “Sirius Expedition” where the Crown Prince participated. This medal was with inscription.
Before the time where women could be awarded the Order of Dannebrog (until 1951), the Medal of Recompense could be awarded with the ribbon from the Order of Dannebrog.