Soviet Medal for the Defense of the Polar Region variation 2
Made of gilded brass. Measures 32.13 mm in width, 36.54 mm in height including the eyelet and it weighs 17.0 gram without its suspension.
This medal is in nice, above average condition with most details still present and medium wear to the raised parts. A fair amount of the gold plating is still present and the brass suspension is time period to the medal.
The Medal “For the Defense of the Soviet Transarctic” was awarded to all participants in the defense of the Soviet Arctic region – soldiers of the Red Army, Navy and troops of the NKVD, as well as persons from the civilian population who took part in the defense of the North.
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