Order of the Patriotic War, Type II, I Class Medal

SKU: 01.SRU.0129.101.01

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  • Order of Alexander Nevsky I Class Medal (Variation I) l Obverse
  • Order of Alexander Nevsky I Class Medal (Variation I)  Reverse
  • Order of Alexander Nevsky I Class Medal (Variation I)  Reverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    May 20, 1942
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad
  • remarks
    Some versions may have a hand engraved makers mark.

History


This Order was conferred upon enlisted and officer ranks of the Army, Navy, NKVD Troops, and Partisan Detachments in recognition bravery and courage during the Great Patriotic War.

This Order was awarded for many acts of bravery such as attacking enemy positions, destroying enemy vehicles, showing initiative, saving life and other such acts of courage.

The difference between Variation I and II is that the first variation has the makers mark in a line while variation II has the mark stacked on top of each other.

Serial numbers range from roughly 24700-263000 for variation I and 251000-31200 for variation II..

The obverse Russian inscription translates to: "Patriotic War".

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Versions

  • Price

    $250+ USD

  • Composition

    Gold/Silver/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The award has 14ct. gold.

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  • Composition

    Silver/Enamelled/Gold

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    This version has a stacked mint mark, and some changes to the medal design. The serial numbers range from 251,068 to 311,683.

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