Soviet Medal for the Development of Virgin Lands
Variation 1, awarded in 1957
This Soviet medal for the Development of Virgin Lands is made out of gold plated brass. The medal measures 32.13 mm in diameter and it weighs 14.3 gram not including its suspension.
The medal is in excellent condition with all details crisp. Most of the gold plating is still present. The document is in nice condition too with all pages firmly attached. It is numbered A211448 and dated 14 May 1957.
Awarded to all Soviet workers who helped cultivate 36,000,000 hectares of previously uncultivated lands in Kazakhstan; Siberia; the Urals; the Volga area and the northern Caucasus for two solid years from 1954–56.
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