SOVIET USSR ORDER OF THE RED BANNER Type 5 «ELLIPTICAL" Nr. 443991
Before the establishment of the Order of Lenin was the highest military order of the USSR. Practically all Soviet commanders became Cavaliers of the Order of the Red Banner. Also awarded to NKVD personnel
This type existed from 1951, until the collapse of the USSR. Made by the Moscow and Leningrad Mints. Numbers: 355173–566746. Dimensions: height 41,5 mm width 36,3 mm
Obverse: ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ (PROLETARIES OF ALL COUNTRIES UNITE)
Reverse: has a a depressed relief recess in the center. The stamp МОНЕТНЫЙ ДВОР (COIN YARD) stamped in two lines. The number is made with engraver.
Without box. Own collection. Perfect condition. Well preserved!