Medal for Distinguished Military Service, Border Guard Service of Russian Federation, 3rd class, 1990s.
In brass, 32.0 mm wide. On the reverse near the bottom is raised mint mark of the Moscow Mint, the kind used only during the 90s - not in the following years.
In very fine condition. The details are pristine, free of noticeable wear. The obverse shows only mild tarnish and a few tiny oxidation spots. There is more tarnish on the reverse, but most of the bright mint luster is still intact.
Awarded to career Border Guard servicemen with at least 10 years of irreproachable service.