Soviet Medal for the Defense of Sevastopol Variation 1a-1 WW2
Variation without a raised rim on its obverse and a larger distance between the ends of the naval cap tally
Medal for the Defense of Sevastopol: made of gilded brass. Measures 32.03 mm in width, 37.31 mm in height, including the eyelet and it weighs 17.5 gram.
This medal is in excellent condition with much gold plating present. There are several dings and scratches on both sides but the details are clearly visible on both sides. The double layer steel suspension is time period to the medal.
Beautiful piece and scarce to find!
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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