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Design an Investiture medal

An Investiture is a special occasion when those who have been awarded an honour receive their insignia (medals), in person from The Queen or another member of the Royal Family.
Around 20 of these ceremonies are hosted each year, most of them are held in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace, but others take place in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle, or in the Great Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The honours are awarded for special achievements, personal bravery and services to the United Kingdom.

You might want to use this example to inspire your designs, or Explore the Collection to find more in the Royal Collection.


Create your medal by downloading the template. Who would your medal be for? You might want to create your own investiture ceremony to award your medal.

Investiture medal worksheet