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Old 12-29-2003, 11:32 AM
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Monaco Orders & Monograms

There is the Grimaldi family order that we all have seen but are there any others? I thought I read that Albert has an order of St. Charles also?
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Old 12-29-2003, 11:53 AM
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As far as I'm concerned all the members of the Grimaldi family have the Order of St. Charles. I'm not sure if Stephanie has it though but I think probably yes.

The Order of St. Charles I think is the one the family gives to distinguished Monegasques before National Day in the Palace.
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Old 12-29-2003, 04:58 PM
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There are three orders, of which the St. Charles is the most prestigious. Albert did not receive it until his 21st birthday. The others are the Order of the Crown (2nd most prestigious) and then the Order of Grimaldi. There is also an Order of Cultural Merit, I believe (which does not have a star and sash like the other three, but is a medal).
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Old 12-29-2003, 10:54 PM
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Is there anywhere to see these orders?
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Old 12-30-2003, 11:41 PM
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Pictures would be great!
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Old 01-01-2004, 06:21 PM
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They're on the Family's website.
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Old 01-02-2004, 02:04 AM
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Will, would you happen to have a link? I was at the site the other day and wasn't able to find anything.
Thanks!
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Old 01-02-2004, 12:14 PM
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The link is :

http://www.palais.mc
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Old 01-03-2004, 01:59 AM
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The link to Monaco Royal Orders and Decorations is Royal Orders and Decorations.
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Hello all!

Has anyone seen the monograms for Prince Rainier, Princess Caroline, Prince Albert, and Princess Stephanie? I have seen the late Princess Grace's with the forward and backward "G". I thought it was quite ingenious given that most royal mongrams just use the first name. In the case of the late Princess, it fitted her name - Grace Grimaldi.

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Old 01-15-2004, 11:37 PM
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Prince Rainier's monogram is 2 "R"s. I think Princess Caroline's is 2 "C"s and Prince Albert's 2 "A"s.
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Thanks! Do you, by any chance, have a photo or a paper with the images on it? Again, thanks for your quick reply, monaco70s!
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Old 01-15-2004, 11:56 PM
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Unfortunately I don't have the pics from the monograms :( U're welcome rarotonga :)
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Thanks! Do you, by any chance, have a photo or a paper with the images on it? Again, thanks for your quick reply, monaco70s!
I posted a stamp celebrating 25th anniversery of Princess Grace foundation..it has Princess Grace and Princess Caroline monogram.. (don't know the source)
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Old 12-09-2004, 05:32 PM
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Prince Albert monogram

Here you are..

Third mission; Stephanie's monogram:)
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Great job digging those up Ianna!
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Thanx for appreciating Gabriella!
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Thanks for the research and post, Ianna!
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Old 12-17-2004, 06:32 PM
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Prince Rainier's monogram

It isn't Steph's..but Prince Rainier's monogram also counts..right?

I'll find Stephanie's mon..some day:)
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Combination of monograms on this Christmas card sent by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace
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