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The Order of Glory of Mother Ist Class

Material

sillver 925, brass, gilding, enamel

Size

35х29 (bar- 19,5х32,5) mm

Weight

27,50 gr

Provenance

Leningrad Mint, 1956

Mint

Leningrad Mint

Inventory №

130131-130132

Institution

July 8, 1944

Statute

The Order was instituted for women who born and upbring nine children.

History

About 500,000 women were awarded the Order 1st Class and in all more than 3,5 millions Orders all three Classes were given till the end of 1970s.

Description

Mother with a child, resting her hand on a shield with inscription "USSR" ,shield decorated with star on the top and crossed hammer and sickle below. The red  banner with inscription "GLORY/ OF MOTHER/ I" (in Russian) behind and to the right from the figures. Bow-shaped bar.

Literature

Kolesnikov-Rojkov, 1978 (c. 103-104); Kuznetsov, 2002 (p. 389-390);