Soviet Medal for the Defense of Sevastopol Variation 1a
Earliest variation without a raised rim on its obverse
Medal for the Defense of Sevastopol: made of gilded brass. Measures 32.23 mm in width, 37.18 mm in height, including the eyelet and it weighs 17.0 gram.
This medal is in a decent but worn condition with several dings and scratches on both sides but a fair amount of details still visible on both sides. The double layer steel suspension is time period to the medal and its connection ring has been cut.
Scarce earliest production
This medal was awarded to all participants in the defence of Sevastopol. Both to soldiers and civilians, who took part in the defence of Sevastopol during its siege by German forces.
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