Order of Honour, Oval Medal
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This Order superseded the existing Order of the Badge of Honour. The only feature that changed was the removal of the words "Badge of Honour", which were replaced with oak leaves and a hammer and sickle.
It was awarded for extraordinary accomplishments in the fields of scientific research, production, governmental, cultural, athletic and other pursuits, and for showing civilian courage.
It was awarded to citizens of the USSR, enterprises, establishments, organizations, regions, cities, and other populations. It could also be awarded to foreigners, foreign establishments, and foreign organizations.
The serial numbers range from roughly 1463000 to 1574000.
The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Workers of the World, Unite!" and "Badge of Honour". The obverse also features the Russian letters for the USSR.
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