on 28 October 1974 and awraded simultaneously with order Service
to the Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces. Some 120.000 were
awarded after 25 years for excellence in military and political
training or special merit during manouvres in the Soviet Army,
border guards, navy or Ministry of Internal Affairs troops.
Made of German silver.
readily available, often in wholesale quantities.
always available. Occasionally in quantity.
available without a long delay. Difficult to find in quantity.
to rare, less seldom available.
Difficult to find.
rare. Demand outstrips supply, and specimens, when available are often eagerly
rare and seldom available. Collector may have to search for a few years to locate
the highest rarity. Very difficult to obtain.
never available. Most collectors will not have a chance to acquire these pieces.
been on the market. Almost impossible to obtain.