Soviet Order of the Red Banner #399686
Made of solid silver and enamels. Measures 45.54 mm in height and 36.19 mm in width. It weighs 25.3 gram. The serial number and the mint mark Monetni Dvor are located at the 6 o’clock position of its reverse.
This order of the Red Banner is in overall excellent condition with full gold plating. The higher parts on the obverse show little wear. The red enamel is problem free apart from a chip on the 6 o’clock ray of the center star. There are no repairs and the connection ring has not been cut.
The Order of the Red Banner recognized military deeds. Before the establishment of the Order of Lenin, the order functioned as the highest (and practically the only) military order of the USSR. Practically all well-known Soviet commanders became Cavaliers of this Order. Also awarded to NKVD personnel.
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