Order of the Patriotic War, II Class Medal

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  • Order of Alexander Nevsky II Class Medal (Variation III) Obverse

Attributes

  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    May 20, 1942
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

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.

Variation I and II had a rectangular suspension with the main difference being that variation II has a loop hole on the lower part of the suspension piece. Variation III does not have a stickpin and variation IV has the enamelled star attached to the back piece by rivets instead of soldering.

The serial numbers for variation I range from roughly 1-2000, variation II 2000-13600, variation III 14000-61000 and variation IV 33000-38000.

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

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Versions

  • Price

    $500+ USD

  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The award has 14ct. gold.

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  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

    N/A

  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

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  • Price

    N/A

  • Composition

    Silver/Gold/Enamelled

  • Inscription

    Obv: Отечественная война

  • Size

    44x46mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    There are some versions of this medal that has the impression of the enamelled star on the reverse.

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