Order of the Red Banner of the USSR, Type III, Circular Medal (Variation I)

SKU: 01.SRU.0114.101.01

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  • country
    U.S.S.R.
  • date of institution
    August 1, 1924
  • makers
    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

History


This is the oldest Order of the Soviet Union. Existing first as an Order of the Russian Federation (established on September 16, 1918), it was converted into an Order of the USSR on August 1, 1924. The statute was not established until January 11, 1932. It was discontinued in 1991.

It was conferred for self-sacrifice, courage, and bravery in defending Russia. It was awarded to Army, Navy, Border Guard, and Internal Security personnel, as well as KGB employees and military ships. It may also be bestowed upon foreigners.

Variation 1 reverse follows the shape of the obverse more so then the other variations. Also the serial numbers range from 84,000 to 185,000 for variation I.

The Russian inscription translates to: "Proletarians of the World, Unite!".

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    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь ! CCCP

  • Size

    38x42mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

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    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь ! CCCP 2

  • Size

    38x42mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The serial numbers for the number 2 Red Banner range from 3,822 to 18,385. It is not known which variation the number 2 medals are.

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    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь ! CCCP 3

  • Size

    38x42mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The serial numbers range from 1,183 to 5,921. It is not known which variation the number 3 medals fall under.

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    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь ! CCCP 4

  • Size

    38x42mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The only serial number that has so far been observed is 207.

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    Obv: Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь ! CCCP 5

  • Size

    38x42mm

  • Maker

    Montey Dvor, Lenningrad

  • Version Remarks

    The only serial number found for the number "5" medal is 92.

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