Инв. № 130127 – о.в. 38,47 г; Инв. № 130128 – о.в. 37,51 г gr
Moscow Mint, 1955
August 1, 1924
The Order of the Red Banner of the USSR was instituted by an ordinance of the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the USSR after the institution of the Order of the Red Banner of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic on September 16, 1918. This decoration could be awarded for "outstanding gallantry and valour in battle".
The order could be presented to a person more than once. Number "3" on a small enamel plate below on a wreath is an indication that a person was awarded three times.
In all, circa 15.000 heroes became bearers of the Order of the Red Banner for military merit during the Civil War and more than 30 persons were awarded three times.
Laurel wreath with a red banner and crossed torch, gun, hammer and plough with five-pointed red star in the centre. Inscription on the banner: "Proletarians of All the Countries - Unite!", below - "USSR". A small enamel plate in the lower part of the badge with no. "3" indicating its number in order of succession. Red ribbon with white lines.