House Order of Loyalty and Merit 1969, silver
(Orde voor Trouw en Verdienste, zilver)
Instituted / (code) 1969 / (HOTVz)
Amount issued

244 (2005)

Value category Rare

The House Order of Orange is instituted in 1905. The Queen is the Grandmaster of the Order. These orders are being issued by the Queen herself, without formal consultation of the Government. During the period 1905(1908)-1969 the Order consisted of 13 degrees.:In 1969 the order was changed into four groups in which the Order for Loyalty and Merit was intituted:

  • House Order of Orange (3 degrees)
  • Order of Loyalty and Merit (2 degrees)
  • Crown Order (5 degrees, 3 hon. medals)
  • Honorary Medal for Science and Arts and Inbitiative and Ingenuity (gold medal)