Jubilee Medal 50 Years of the Soviet Militia

Jubilee Medal 50 Years of the Soviet Militia Jubilee Medal 50 Years of the Soviet Militia
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General Description : Created 21 november 1967. Awarded to all members of the police serving on 21 November 1967 and to retirees with 25 years of service or more. 409,150 awarded.
The Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Soviet Militia" (Russian: Юбилейная медаль «50 лет советской милиции») was a state commemorative medal of the Soviet Union established by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on November 20, 1967 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the Soviet Militia, it was mainly awarded to deserving members of the state police. Its statute was amended on July 18, 1980 by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet.
The medal is secured to a standard Soviet pentagonal mount by a ring through the medal suspension loop. The mount is covered by a 24mm wide blue silk moiré ribbon with three 1mm wide central red stripes separated by 2mm, and two largers 4.5mm red stripes situated 1mm from the edges.
Front Description : A large five pointed star with all five points touching the rim of the medal. At the base of the star’s upper point, the hammer and sickle in relief. Beginning in the center of the star, a relief shield bearing the prominent inscription on two lines "50 YEARS" (Russian: «50 ЛЕТ»), the bottom of the shield touching the lower rim of the medal. Along the lower circumference of the medal, two oak branches going up to the lateral points of the star.
Back Description : On the reverse the circular inscription following the medal’s circumference: "In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of" (Russian: «В ознаменование пятидесятой годовщины»), and in the center on three lines "Soviet police" (Russian: «советской милиции») and the dates "1917-1967", at the bottom, the relief image of a small five-pointed star.
Diameter 32.00 mm
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