King Haakon VIIs Jubilee Medal 1905 – 1955

Kong Haakon VIIs jubileumsmedalje 1905–1955

  • Medal instituted in November 1955 by Haakon VII of Norway in honor of the 50th anniversary of his ascension to the throne.
  • Medal awarded to members of the royal family, members of the Norwegian government, heads of the Norwegian Parliament, Supreme Court justices, members of the Royal Court, members of the Royal Palace, prominent officials and military personnel, and foreign ambassadors and diplomats.
  • The medal is silver and has a diameter of 28 mm. On the obverse, the King Haakon portrait as it was done by engraver Ivar Throndsen. The king is depicted without crown. The portrait is surrounded by legend at "HAAKON • VII • NORWEGIAN • KING». The reverse shows the king's monogram. The medallion has a royal crown on top. The medal is suspended with a red ribbon, which has a silver clasp with "1905–1955" inscription.
  • Haakon VII - the first king of Norway.