Order of the Badge of Honour, Type II, Oval Medal

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  • Order of the Badge of Honour, Type II, Oval Medal (Variation V)

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    November 25, 1935
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

History


This Order 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.

Variation I does not have a makers mark, variation II has thin letters while variation III has thick letters, variation IV features the serial number at the 5 o'clock position and variation V has a stacked makers mark.

Serial numbers range from roughly 2500-3500 for variation I, 3800-8200 for variation II, 8200-16000 for variation IV and 16000-30000 for variation V.

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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Versions

  • Price

    N/A

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

    $4000 USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    There is a slight difference to the screwback of this variation; the serial numbers range from 3,977 to 8,116.

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  • Price

    N/A

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The mint mark letters are curved on this variation. The only serial number that has so far been observed is 6,526.

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  • Price

    $3000 USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The serial number is hand-engraved. The serial numbers range from 8,421 to 16,017.

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  • Price

    $1100+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The mint mark is stamped in two lines. The serial number ranges from 16,243 to 29,108.

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