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

SKU: 01.SRU.0144.101.01

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  • Order of the Badge of Honour Oval Medal (Variation I) Obverse
  • Order of the Badge of Honour Oval Medal (Variation I) Obverse
  • Order of the Badge of Honour Oval Medal (Variation I) Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    November 25, 1935
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad
  • remarks
    There is great variation in the size and price of this item.

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 the "USSR" inscription on the obverse made by separate pieces, while variation II it is a part of the main piece.

Serial numbers for variation I range from roughly 170000-845000 for variation I and 858000-1540000 for variation II.

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Workers of the World, Unite!" and "Badge of Honour". The obverse features the Russian letters for the USSR.

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Versions

  • Price

    $100+ USD

  • 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

    $200+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран , соединяйтесь ! СССР Знак Почета

  • Size

    28x39mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The letters from the USSR are made as part of the main piece. The serial numbers range from 858,453 to 1,545,997.

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