Royal Pro Patria Medal for Diligent and Loyal Service, 2nd Size, in Gold
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This Medal is conferred upon individuals who have rendered long service to the same employer or rendered long service to a family.
The obverse design of the medal consists of the portrait of the reining monarch, and in Swedish around his head, his name and title; because of this there is many variations of this medal.
The reverse design of the medal is very similar to the Royal Pro Patria Medal for Civic Merit (See Medals & Decorations SWE*** for more information) although the two medals vary in inscription that is encircled by a laurel wreath.
When conferred upon women, this Medal is worn on a bow ribbon.
The 2nd Size Gold Medal is conferred upon individuals who have rendered at least 15 years of service.
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Obv: GUSTAF V SVERIGES GOTO VEND KONUNG Rev: FOR TROHET OCH FLIT AF KONGL SALLSKAPET PRO PATRIA
This particular example corresponds to the medal used during the reign of King Gustaf V.
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