Order of Suvorov, Type I, I Class Medal

SKU: 01.SRU.0116.101.01

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  •  I Class Medal (in gold/silver)

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    July 29, 1942
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

History


This Order was named after the military leader Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (1730-1800), who never lost a battle. The name was used to rally Russian soldiers during WWII, when it was going badly for the Russian forces.

The I Class medal was conferred upon army commanders, and their associated deputies, chiefs of staff, operational managers, and different branch chiefs. It was conferred in recognition of excellently coordinated front or army level operations that destroyed a superior force, an encirclement that resulted in the destruction of an enemy force, for displaying decisiveness and initiative in planning to strike against an enemy, and for executing a successful deception operation.

Serial numbers on this particular medal range from 1-108.

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Alexander Suvorov".

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  • Composition

    Platinum/Gold/Silver/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Александр Суворов

  • Size

    29x35mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

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