Order of the Rue Crown

Hausorden der Rautenkrone

  • Order instituted on 20 July 1807 by Frederick Augustus I.
  • Order awarded to foreign royals and senior government officials.
  • The badge of the order is a gold Maltese cross, enameled in green with a white border. The white center medallion features the crowned monogram of Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, encircled by a green crown of rue. Between the arms of the cross is a golden crown of rue.
  • The star of the order is made of silver, and has eight points. The center of the star bears a gold medallion with the motto of the order, PROVIDENTIÆ MEMOR, inside a ring of green rue leaves.



Kingdom of Saxony