Capture of Berlin Medal (Variation I)

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SKU: 02.SRU.0128.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$60 USD

  • Capture of Berlin Brass Medal (Variation I) Obverse
  • Capture of Berlin Brass Medal (Variation I) Reverse

Estimated market value:

$60 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    U.S.S.R.
  • Makers
    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad
  • Composition
    Brass
  • Inscription
    Obv: Захват Берлина Rev: 2 мая 1945
  • Size
    32mm

Physical Description and Item Details


Medal for the Capture of Berlin 1945 (in brass, measuring 32.3 mm in diameter, original ribbon, mounted to a five-sided aluminum suspension with pinback)

History


The Capture of Berlin Medal was established on June 9, 1945. The period of consideration for this medal is between April 22, 1945 and May 2, 1945. This medal was awarded approximately 1,100,000 times.

Variation I has the suspension ring soldered onto the medal, variation II has the ring made with the medal in the shape of a U, and variation III was gold washed.

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Capture of Berlin". The reverse is dated "2 May 1945".

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