Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia
|Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia|
The Sovereign of Malaysia
|Established||15 April 1966|
|Awarded for||Meritorious service to the country|
|Sovereign||Sultan Muhammad V|
|Grades||Grand Cordon with Collar
|Next (higher)||Order of the Defender of the Realm|
|Next (lower)||Decoration of Merit|
The ribbon of the order
The order was instituted on 15 April 1966 and gazetted on 30 June 1966. The order has three ranks.
- Grand Cordon with Collar
- Knight Grand Cordon with Collar
- Honorary Knight Grand Cordon with Collar
- Grand Cordon
- Knight/Dame Grand Cordon
- Honorary Knight/Dame Grand Cordon
- Grand Officer
- Knight/Dame Grand Officer
- Honorary Knight/Dame Grand Officer
- Knight/Dame Commander
- Honorary Knight/Dame Commander
|Ribbon pattern of the ranks|
Grand Cordon with Collar/Grand Cordon
The highest class of the order is the Grand Cordon of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay: Seri Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (S.S.M.).
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 and 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.
Grand Officer of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay: Panglima Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (P.S.M.) is the second class of this order.
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.
The lowest class of the order is the Commander of the Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia (Malay: Johan Setia Mahkota Malaysia) (J.S.M.).
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 Cordon 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.
Grand Cordon (S.S.M. (K))
- 1967: Dawee Chullasapya
- 1971: Maraden Panggabean
- 1972: Hamengkubuwono IX
- 1972: Martin Charteris
- 1972: Prasert Ruchirawongse
- 1973: Bhanubandhu Yugala
- 1973: Chatichai Choonhavan
- 1973: George David Woods
- 1973: Kris Sivara
- 1973: Swaeng Senanarong
- 1979: Serm Na Nakorn
- 1982: Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Saud
- 2003: Antonio Puri Purini
- 2003: Franco Frattini
- 2003: Gaetano Gifuni
- 2009: Princess Sirindhorn, Princess Royal of Thailand
Grand Officer (P.S.M. (K))
- 2013: Michelle Yeoh
Commander (J.S.M. (K))
- 2008: J.M. Gullick