Badge of the Title of Merit (Medal of Honored Functionary of
Mongolian People's Republic, circa 1980s through early
German silver, gilt, enamels, lacquer. The medallion
measures 35.8 mm in height including the eyelet, 32.0 mm in
width. The medallion is two-piece construction, with
superimposed Mongolian state emblem. This variation has a
thick coat of clear lacquer covering the state emblem and
suspension. No serial number.
Excellent condition. Shows only very light wear to the
lacquer, no chips or significant scratches. The gilt finish
is extremely well preserved.
This award was established in 1975 and awarded to recipients
of "Meritorious Title" in various fields, such as arts,
culture, law, education etc.
/See "Mongolian Orders, Medals & Badges", p. 37, fig. A 7/.