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Type 3 Var 4.1 R1
Of the Red Banner 1st Award

Impeccable condition no. 230586 made in 1945 in the Moscow Mint ( (). This is variation 3 type 4, subvariation 1 which has Monetnij Dvor stamped on reverse in small letters that are slightly curved (as opposed to sub-variation 2 with larger and thinner stamp letters). The known number range is 188493 273503.


AAbundant, readily available, often in wholesale quantities.
CCommon, always available. Occasionally in quantity.
R1Usually available without a long delay. Difficult to find in quantity.
R2Scarce to rare, less seldom available.
R3Rare. Difficult to find.
R4Very rare. Demand outstrips supply, and specimens, when available are often eagerly sought.
R5Extremely rare and seldom available. Collector may have to search for a few years to locate one.
R6Of the highest rarity. Very difficult to obtain.
R7Almost never available. Most collectors will not have a chance to acquire these pieces.
R8Never been on the market. Almost impossible to obtain.
R*Not available for collections.


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