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New Swedish commemorative medal

H. M. King Carl XVI Gustaf could celebrate 50 years on the throne on September 15th.
New Swedish commemorative medal

The medal for gentlemen and ladies
Photo: Jonas Arnell-Szurkos/Kungl. Maj:ts Orden

True to tradition, the jubilee was followed by the institutíon of a commemorative medal - this time a bit unusual with its 5 corners and 5 stars. Each corner and star represents 10 years as monarch, 50 years in total.

The medal is awarded to members of the royal family, court staff and others.

Read more about the commemorative medal and see more photos on the official website.