Military Order of William 1815, Knight Grand Cross
(Militaire Willemsorde, Ridder-Grootkruis)
First date issued / (code) 1815 / (MWO1)
Amount issued 50
Value category Ultra Rare

The Military Order of William was instituted in 1815. The order holds 4 degrees: Knight Grand Cross, Commander and Knight 3rd and 4th grade. The order was awarded for Courage (Moed), Valour (Beleid) and Faith (Trouw).

The Breast Star was originally embroidered, but was often replaced bij a silver/gold version with enamel as can be seen on the left.