Medal for Victory Over Japan

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  • Victory Over Japan Variation III Medal Obverse
  • Victory Over Japan Variation III Medal Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    September 30, 1945
  • makers
    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

History


The Medal for Victory Over Japan was established on September 30, 1945. This medal was conferred in recognition of direct service in Japan's defeat during WWII. Over 1,800,000 medals were awarded.

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 will likely show filing marks.

Variation III has a ring made with medal and has a gold wash on the surface.

The obverse Russian inscription translates: "For Victory Over Japan". The reverse is dated "3 September 1945".

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Versions

  • Price

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  • Composition

    Brass

  • Inscription

    Obv: За победу над Японией Rev: 3 сентября 1945

  • Size

    32mm

  • Maker

    Monetny Dvor, Leningrad

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

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  • Composition

    Brass

  • Inscription

    Obv: За победу над Японией Rev: 3 сентября 1945

  • Size

    32mm

  • Maker

    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The second varation has a crude circular ring.

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  • Price

    $50+ USD

  • Composition

    Gilded Bronze

  • Inscription

    Obv: За победу над Японией Rev: 3 сентября 1945

  • Size

    32mm

  • Maker

    Monetny Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The third variatoion has a thicker ring and is given a gold wash.

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