Chaconia Medal

The Chaconia Medal is the second highest state decoration of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Established in 1969, the medal honours long and meritorious service to promote national welfare or community spirit. It is awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.[1] The medal may only be awarded to ten individuals annually.[2]

Chaconia Medal
TypeThree class long and meritorious service decoration
Awarded for"...long and meritorious service to Trinidad and Tobago tending to promote the national welfare or strengthen the community spirit."
Presented by Trinidad and Tobago
EligibilityNationals and Non-Nationals
StatusCurrently awarded
Last awarded2022
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Ribbon bar of the award
Next (higher)Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Next (lower)Hummingbird Medal



  1. ^ Robertson, Megan. "Trinidad & Tobago: Chaconia Medal". Medals of the World. Retrieved 26 December 2011.
  2. ^ National Awards. "The Chaconia Medal". National Library and Information System Authority. Archived from the original on 23 June 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.