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Azure, an acorn within a bordure embattled argent.
Award Information
Type: Non-armigerous
Founded: 7/21/1989 by Dietrich II and Déshivé II
Premiere(s): Arthur Phillip van Zanten and Nicholas Richard van Zanten
Recipients: Visit the Order of Precedence.

Awarded to youths for excellence in service.


  • Bestows no titles or precedence.


  • The original badge (registered in March 2000) was (Fieldless) An acorn proper. In May 2011, the following badge was registered: Azure, an acorn within a bordure embattled argent.
  • The award token is strung on an Award Cord.


  • Originally created by TRM Dietrich II and Déshivé II, the Order of the Acorn is given for general achievement by a youth. In the reign of Edward and Mora it was redefined to be an award for outstanding service by a youth.


Awards of Caid
Patent: Chivalry, Laurel, Pelican, Defense, Royal Peerage.
Grant: Grant of Arms, Argent Blade, Chiron, Crescent, Gauntlet, Golden Lance, Lux Caidis.
Armigerous: Award of Arms, Court Barony, Arcus, Argent Arrow, Chamfron, Crescent Sword, Dolphin, Duellist, Harp Argent.
Non-armigerous: Acorn, Argent Star, Augmentation of Arms, Chanson, Corde de Guerre, Crescent and Flame, Crossed Swords, Furison of Caid, Legion of Courtesy, Ordo Cordis, Royal Recognition of Excellence, Signum Reginae, Sigillum Regis, Signum Regni, Vanguard of Honor.
Honors: Arts and Sciences Pentathlon Champion, King's Champion, Personal Heraldic Title, Queen's Champion, Right Noble, Rose.
Closed: White Scarf, Landmark, New Battered Helm.
Other Information: Alternate Titles, Award Cords, Award Types, Closed Award, Polling Order, Rare and special award.