is a rare piece as not too many are handed out to honour "loyal"
Black Sea Cossacks who used to be under the command of Colonel
Kucher. Ataman Kucher was killed in battle in during
the brief but bloody civil war in June 1992 in the town of Bender
(Tighina) in the Republic of Moldova. It is awarded by
Igor Nikolajevich Smirnov, "President" of the self
proclaimed Transdniestrian Moldovan Republic that remains a
separatist territory with all the trappings of a State including
award ceremonies. I am trying to find out how many people received
this medal and for what.
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.