Capture of Koenisberg Medal, in Brass (Variation I)

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SKU: 02.SRU.0126.101.01.000

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

  • Capture of Koenisberg Medal, in Brass Obverse
  • Capture of Koenisberg Medal, in Brass Obverse
  • Capture of Koenisberg Medal, in Brass Reverse
  • Capture of Koenisberg Medal, in Brass Reverse

Estimated market value:

$50 USD

Attributes

  • Country
    U.S.S.R.
  • Makers
    Monetny Dvor, Leningrad
  • Composition
    Brass
  • Inscription
    Obv: Захват Кенигсберга Rev: 10 апреля 1945
  • Size
    32mm

Physical Description and Item Details


A Soviet Medal for the Capture of Koenigsberg 1945

A Soviet Medal for the Capture of Koenigsberg 1945; Brass, 32 mm, original ribbon, mounted to a five-sided metal suspension with pinback, scattered gilt wear, light contact, better than very fine.

History


The Capture of Koenisberg Medal was established on June 9, 1945. The medal was awarded to participants of the capture of Koenisberg. The time period for consideration for the Koenisberg medal is between January 23,1945 to April 10,1945. Approximately 760,000 medals were awarded.

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

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "The Capture of Koenigsberg". The reverse is dated "10 April 1945".

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