Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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The Order of Mother-Hero

Material

gold 950, silver 925, enamel

Size

31,5x28 mm

Weight

16,97 gr

Provenance

Leningrad Mint, 1956

Mint

Leningrad Mint

Inventory №

130737-130736

Institution

July 8, 1944

Statute

The Order was established for a women who have 12 children. The youngest child should be not less than one year old. 

History

About 200,000 women were awarded till the end of 1970s. 

Description

Golden five-pointed star with silver reys between points. Inscription "Mother-Hero" on a red bar.

Literature

Kolesnikov-Rojkov, 1978 (p. 101-102); Kuznetsov, 2002 (p. 388-389);