Medal of Honored Inventor of Latvian SSR, 1970s-80s.
Gilded brass, enamel. Medallion measures 26.0 mm wide.
Exceptionally well-made and attractive piece with artwork in
high 3-d profile.
In excellent condition. The enamel and gilt are perfect.
Beside couple of tiny dings to the edge, the medal shows
practically no wear. The screw post is full length, approx. 9
mm, and includes original screw plate.
The title of Honored Inventor was established in Soviet Latvia
relatively early, in 1960. The medal probably appeared much
later, during the 70s. Judging by how infrequently it appears
on the market, very few of these were ever awarded.