Medal for Bravery in a Fire

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  • Bravery in a Fire Medal (Variation I)
  • Bravery in a Fire Medal (Variation I)
  • Bravery in a Fire Medal (Variation I) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    October 31, 1957
  • makers
    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

History


The Medal for Bravery in a Fire was established on October 31, 1957. This medal was conferred upon firefighters, volunteer firefighters, servicemen, and other citizens, for bravery and self-sacrifice in saving lives and fighting fires. The obverse presents a crossed axe and sledgehammer with a star above and a wreath below. The reverse shows a fireman carrying a child away from a fire.

The composition changes according to the variation. Variation I is made of silver-plated silver alloy. Variation II is made of nickel silver (copper, zinc and nickel alloy).

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "For Bravery in a Fire".

All pieces with separately soldered-on rings are fake.

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Versions

  • Price

    $200 USD

  • Composition

    Silver gilt Alloy

  • Inscription

    Obv: За отвагу во время пожара

  • Size

    32mm

  • Maker

    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

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  • Composition

    Nickel Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: За отвагу во время пожара

  • Size

    32mm

  • Maker

    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

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