WW2 Soviet Russia Defence of Moscow Campaign Medal
WW2 Soviet Russia Defence of Moscow Campaign Medal The medal "For defence of Moscow" is made from brass and has the shape of a true circle with a diameter of 32 mm. On the front side of the Kremlin wall. On the background of the Kremlin wall the T-34 tank with a group of soldiers on it. In the left part of the coin image of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky and in the right part of the coin tower. Over Kremlin wall one can see the dome of the Government building with the flag, on the flag the hammer and sickle. Above the dome of aircraft silhouettes. In the upper part of the coin along the circumference the inscription "FOR DEFENSE of MOSCOW". In the lower part of the coin circumference Laurel wreath, the lower ends of branches, five-pointed star. Obverse side of the coin edged convex knob.
On the reverse side of the coin the inscription "FOR OUR SOVIET MOTHERLAND". Above the inscription is the hammer and sickle. All text and images on the coin is convex. Medal with eyelet and ring connects to the pentagonal nuts, covered with a silk moiré ribbon width 24 mm. On the ribbon, three longitudinal olive stripes with a width of 5 mm each and two red stripes with a width of 4 mm each. The edges of the ribbon is edged with narrow red stripes. The medal "For defence of Moscow" established by the decree of Presidium VS of the USSR 1.05.1944 about the establishment of the medal "For defence of Moscow". The author of the picture of the coin — the artist N. I. Moskalev. The medal "For defence of Moscow" was awarded to all participants of defence of Moscow