Order of the Crown of the Realm

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Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara
Awarded by Malaysia
Type Order of Honour
Eligibility Queen of Malaysia & Malaysian rulers and his wife
Status Currently issued
Statistics
Established 1958
Distinct
recipients
maximum 30 persons
Precedence
Next (higher) Darjah Kerabat Diraja Malaysia
Next (lower) Darjah Yang Mulia Pangkuan Negara
MY Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara (Crown of the Realm) - DMN.svg
Ribbon bar of the Order

The Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara (D.M.N.) (Most Exalted Order of the Crown of the Realm) is a Malaysian Federal Award. It is the second order in term of precedence after The "'Darjah Yang Maha Utama Kerabat Diraja Malaysia"'.

It should not be confused with the military Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia.

Rank and recipients[edit]

It has one rank and is conferred on 30 recipients only. It is conferred to the Queen of Malaysia and newly appointed Malay rulers in his state. Fifteen, out of the total, are conferred on foreign princes, foreign Heads of State and other distinguished individuals.

Insignia[edit]

The D.M.N. comprises a collar, a star, and a badge.

  • There are two sheathed kris crossed upright in the centre of the collar.
  • The nine-pointed star and the crescent moon of the award are made of gold.
  • The badge is a five-pointed star.
  • The ribbon is of yellow silk. In the centre are red stripes and the end is tied with a ribbon. The edges of the ribbon have white narrow stripes lying in between two blue stripes. The riband of the order is worn from the left shoulder to the right hip.

The Order was instituted on 16 August 1958 and gazetted on 21 August 1958.

Notable recipients[edit]

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ Photo on a royal news forum