Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Medal of Ushakov

Material

sillver 925, brass, enamel, ribbon

Size

36 mm

Weight

45,03 gr

Inventory №

142910-142911

Institution

Marth 3, 1944

Statute

The Order of two Classes and Medal of Ushakov were instituted for navymen in honor of Russian known naval commander Fyodor Ushakov. It could be given for valour and gallantry displayed in sea battles.

Comments

project by the architect M. Shepilevsky and artist A. Diodorov

History

More than 15,000 Medals of Ushakov were awarded during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

Description

Silver medal with a portrait of admiral Ushakov in the centre. Inscription "ADMIRAL USHAKOV" above, laurel branches below. There is a miniature anchor chain on a medal ribbon.

Literature

Kolesnikov-Rojkov, 1978 (p. 108-109); Durov V.A., 1989 (p. 59, 66-67, 84); Kuznetsov, 2002 (p. 383);