Winter War, Type I, Silver Medal

SKU: 02.FIN.0106.102.01

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  • Winter War, Type I, Silver Medal Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    Finland
  • date of institution
    August 2, 1940
  • remarks
    The price of the medal varies depending on the associated clasps.

History


The Type I Medal was instituted on August 2, 1940 and awarded to those who served during the Winter War campaign against the Soviet Union.

The Finnish Name of the Medal is "Talvisodan muistomitali".

The ribbon of Medals awarded to Military Branch recipients may feature clasps reading, "ILMAPUOLUSTUS" (Air Force), "KENTTĂ„ARMEIJA" (Army), "KOTIJOUKOT" (Coastal Guard), "RANNIKKOPUOLUSTUS" (Home Guard).

The ribbon of Medals awarded to recipients who was at the front area may feature clasps reading, "KAINUU", "KARJALA", "KARJALAN KANNAS", "KOIVISTO", "LAPPI", "MANTSINSAARI", "POHJOIS-KARJALA", "SUMMA", "SUOMUSSALMI", "TAIPALE LAATOKAN", "TOLVAJĂ„RVI".

The ribbon may also be decorated with crossed swords.

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Versions

  • Price

    $3700 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: 1939-1940 Rev: SUMMO IN PERICULO FAUTORIBUS ADIUTORIBUS FINLANDIA MEMOR

  • Size

    32mm

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Miniatures

  • Price

    $95 USD

  • Size

    17mm

  • Composition

    Silver

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