Medal for the Defense of Moscow variation 1
This medal for the Defense of Moscow is in a superb condition with crisp details and much gold plating present. The brass, double layer suspension is time period to the medal and its connection ring is uncut.
A real beauty with all parts original to the medal. Scarce as such!
The Medal “For the Defense of Moscow” was established on May 1, 1944 by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. Its statute was later amended by Resolution of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on March 8, 1945. The medal’s statute was finally amended one last time on July 18, 1980 by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR № 2523-X
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