Mongolian Orders and Medals
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Order of the Precious Rod (aka Order of Varja), 3rd class, 4th grade, 1913 through mid-1920s. This is a decoration of the transitional period prior to the complete Bolshevik takeover and introduction of the new Mongolian award system. Only a few of them in any class are known to exist today. In excellent condition.
Order of the Polar Star, Type 4, #23625, late 1980s - early 1990s issue. In outstanding condition.
Order of Maternal Glory, 1st cl., Var. 2, #46750. In very fine condition and includes original maker-marked screw plate.
Order of Maternal Glory, 2nd cl., Var. 2, #164328, circa late 1980s. Excellent example. Note the unusually high serial number which is near the upper limit for the screw back type.
Order of Maternal Glory, 2nd cl, Type 2 pin back, #173668, circa late 1980s - early 1990s. Very fine to excellent condition.
Medal for Selflessness, Type 2, Var. 2, #1723, 1998 - 2000s. In near mint condition.
Friendship (Nairamdal) Medal, #13372, circa late 1980s - early 90s. In near mint condition.
Honorary Medal for Combat, Type 1, Var. 1 (engraved number with prefix "N"), #778, circa 1944-1945. First, wartime version in superb condition - literally impossible to upgrade. Only approximately 2000 of this variation were ever issued.
Honorary Medal of Labor, Type 1, Var. 2 (screw back suspension, engraved number without the prefix "N"), #1840, circa 1946-47. Note the serial number which is exceptionally low for the Variation 2: it is well below the regular serial number range for this version. An extremely interesting piece in excellent condition. Includes original suspension with "Monetnyi Dvor" (Mint) screw plate.
Honorary Medal of Labor, Type 3 (with stamped serial number), #18672, circa early 1970s. In outstanding condition.
Medal for 60th Anniversary of the Armed Forces, 1982. Attractive award in brass and enamels. Very fine to excellent condition.
Honorary Medal in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Mongolian Police, 1970 issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
Medal in Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Mongolian People's Republic, Var. 2 (with "thin" numeral XXL), #13702, late 1940s. Excellent condition.
Award Certificate for a Medal for 50th Anniversary of Mongolian People's Revolution, a highly unusual 1972 issue to a Soviet citizen. In excellent condition.
The Orders and Medals of the Mongolian People's Republic (1924-1992) , Khuujii Urnukh, 2010, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In English; 272 pp, softcover. Large 8 1/4" x 11 3/8" format. The text is filled with previously unknown information. It brings the collecting of Mongolian awards to a whole new level by covering the varieties of each order and medal. Highly recommended!