Medal for Development of the Virgin Lands, Variation 1, late 1950s-early 1960s.
In brass; measures 37.1 mm in height (incl. eyelet), 32.1 mm in width. Early version featuring flat eyelet (as opposed to rounded eyelet of the Variation 2).
In excellent condition. The details are perfect and crisp on both sides. The "gilt" mint luster is fully intact and bright with only occasional tiny spots, no significant blemishes or tarnish. Comes on original aluminum suspension with perfectly preserved old ribbon.