Soviet Medal for the Defense of Kiev
Made out of gold plated brass. Measures 32.15 mm in width and 37.06 mm in height, including its eyelet. It weighs 16.3 gram.
The medal for the Defense of Kiev is in excellent condition with crisp details and much gold plating still present. The suspension is time period to the medal.
The Medal “For the Defence of Kiev” was awarded to all participants in the defence of the Hero-City of Kiev – Soviet Army soldiers and troops of the former NKVD, as well as all the workers who participated in the defense of Kiev in the ranks of the militia, in the construction of fortifications, who worked in factories serving the needs of the front, members of the Kiev underground and partisans who fought against the enemy near Kiev.
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