Order of Lenin, Type IV, Medal in Gold

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  • Order of Lenin Gold Medal (Variation I) Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    April 6, 1930
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

History


This was the highest award of the USSR. It is was conferred for exceptional achievements in revolutionary efforts, labour activities, defence of the homeland, establishing friendship and cooperation, fostering peace, and other outstanding activities completed for the Soviet government.

This Order can be conferred upon individual citizens, institutions, establishments, unions, military units, ships, federal republics, oblasts and okrugs,(administrative divisions), and different population centres (towns, cities, regions). Foreign institutions, individuals, and establishments may also be awarded the Order of Lenin.

The first variation has a curved and raised Mondvor mint mark, and the serial numbers range from 2, 617 to 8,355. The second variation of Type IV has a raised and longer mint mark and their serial numbers range from 6,704 to 19,210. There are also versions with lower serial numbers in both versions, which were replacement pieces for Type I medals.

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Lenin".

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  • Price

    $2500 USD

  • Composition

    Platinum/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Ленин

  • Size

    38x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

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  • Price

    $2000 USD

  • Composition

    Platinum/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Ленин

  • Size

    38x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

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