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OMSD Journal

The OMSD Journal is published approx. 2 times a year.

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OMSD Books

OMSD has published several books with content related to orders and medals.

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OMSD Publishing

Ordenshistorisk Forlag is a publisher who - independent from OMSD - publishes books about orders and medals.

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OMSD Collection
Jan René Westh
Jan René Westh
Ribbon Guide

Click here to see a list of ribbons for Danish orders and medals.


Here knowledge, contacts and other information is requested.

The OMSD Collection

The OMSD Collection is a collection of objects related to orders and decorations donated to OMSD by various persons.

At the inauguration of the collection on the 27th of April 1977, Her Royal Highness Hereditary Princess Caroline-Mathilde donated - as the first donor - her husbands non-returned decorations to the collection.

This list will show a selection of the collection.

Note: Descriptions and photos will be added to these pages as the collection is registered and photographed. It is a work in progress.

001-01DenmarkBreast star for the Order of Dannebrog before 1808
002-01BelgiumOrder of Leopold, Grand Cross
002-02BrasilOrder of the Southern Cross, Grand Cross
002-03FranceLegion of Honour, Grand Cross
002-04Italy (kingdom)Order of Annunciata, Collar and Star
002-05Italy (republic)Order of Merit, Grand Cross
002-06JapanOrder of the Rising Sun, 1. class with Pawlonia flowers
002-07MonacoOrder of St. Charles, Grand Cross
002-08NetherlandsOrder of the Netherlands Lion, Grand Cross
002-09ThailandOrder of Maha Chakri, 1. class
002-10Ethiopia (empire)Order of the Seal of Solomon, Grand Cross
028-01DenmarkRoskilde Convent of Noble Maidens, order badge
028-02DenmarkOdense Convent of Noble Maidens, order badge
033DenmarkVemmetofte Convent of Noble Maidens, order badge
034DenmarkGisselfeld Convent of Noble Maidens, order badge