Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia

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Darjah Yang Mulia Setia Mahkota Malaysia
Awarded by Malaysia
Type Order of Honour
Awarded for Meritorious service to Malaysia
Status Currently issued
Statistics
Established 30 June 1966
Precedence
Next (higher) Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negara
Next (lower) Darjah Yang Mulia Jasa Negara
Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia - SSM.svg
Ribbon bar of the Order

The Most Esteemed Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Darjah Yang Mulia Setia Mahkota Malaysia) is a Malaysian federal award presented for meritorious service to the country.

The order was instituted on 15 April 1966 and gazetted on 30 June 1966. The order has three ranks.

Grand Commander[edit]

The highest class of the order is the Grand Commander of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay:Seri Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (SSM).[1]

The award recipient receives the title Tun and his wife Toh Puan.

The number of awards conferred is limited to 25 only. The number does not include foreign citizens who receive it as an honorary award.

The fourteen-pointed star an d the collar is made from silver. The badge suspends from the centre of the collar and is similar, but smaller, to the star. The riband is navy blue and has red stripes on the outer edges. The end of the riband is tied with a ribbon.

Commander[edit]

Commander of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay: Panglima Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (PSM)[2] is the second class of this order.

The recipient of this award receives the title Tan Sri and his wife Puan Sri.

This award was limited to 250 recipients only, excluding foreign citizens who receive it as an honorary award.

The badge and the design of the star are similar to that of the Grand Commander but smaller. The riband has a navy blue background and on both the edges are red stripes. In the centre are red stripes (broad) flanked by narrow ones.

Companion[edit]

The lowest class of the order is the Companion of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay: Johan Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (JSM).[3]

Only 800 are conferred this award, excluding foreign citizens who receive it as an honorary award.

The badge of the Order has the same design and make as that of the Grand Commander and the Commander. However, it is smaller with a radius of 2¼ inches. The badge suspends from a riband measuring 1¾ inches wide. It has a navy blue background and red stripes on both the edges. The badge is worn around the neck.

Ribbons pattern of the ranks
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S.S.M.
Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia - PSM.svg
P.S.M.
Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia - SSM.svg
J.S.M.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seri Setia Mahkota Malaysia". Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Panglima Setia Mahkota". Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Johan Setia Mahkota". Retrieved 20 January 2012. 

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