Anniversary of Lenin's Birth|
The jubilee medal "For Valiant Labour in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary since the Birth of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin" (Юбилейная медаль «За доблестный труд в ознаменование 100-летия со дня рождения Владимира Ильича Ленина»;
Medal «Za doblestnyj trud v oznamenovanie 100-letija so dnja rozhdenija Vladimira Il'icha Lenina») instituted on 5 November 1969. Over
11 million issued in three versions (labour, military or foreigner's
version) in two variations (with or without letters LMD denoting
Leningrad mint on reverse side of ring).
The labour version was awarded to all persons in state service on the occasion of Lenin's 100th Birthday, April 1970 (about 9 million).
The rarest had only
5000 issued to foreigners only (with no lettering at top of
reverse). I have all in my collection.
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.|
available for collections. |