Soviet Table Medals
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50th Anniversary of the October Revolution, table medal in sterling silver, 1967. Comes with original deluxe fitted issue case wrapped in leather and lined in plush velvet.
Award Table Medal in bronze to a Winner of the 1985 Contest of Student Science Papers on Social Studies, History of the VLKSM, and History of the International Youth Movement. Rather than being a purely commemorative medal, this unusual piece was bestowed exclusively upon the laureates of the contest and only on one occasion. Just 300 were ever produced. In excellent condition.
50th Anniversary of VLKSM (Lenin Communist Youth League), Table Medal in Bronze, 1968. Massive 70-mm piece by the Leningrad Mint. In excellent condition. Comes with a period case that may be original to the medal.
Table Medal in bronze in Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the LKSMU (Lenin Communist Youth League of Ukraine). Featuring attractive "revolutionary" artwork, this medal was struck at the Moscow Mint in 1979. In excellent condition and includes original fitted case of issue.
Sixth World Festival of Youth and (College) Students, Moscow, 1957, Table Medal in bronze. Attractive 67-mm piece featuring classic Soviet propaganda artwork. Excellent condition.
Table medal in bronze commemorating Yuriy Gagarin, the fist man in Space. Struck by the Moscow Mint in 1990.
Gold Medal of a Summa Cum Laude high school graduate, Russian Federation (RSFSR), 1960-1977 issue in gilded brass. In mint uncirculated condition.
Gold Medal of a Summa Cum Laude high school graduate, Georgian SSR, 1960- early 1980s issue in gold-plated brass. In excellent, near mint condition.
Silver Medal of a Magna Cum Laude high school graduate, Georgian SSR, in silver-plated Melchior alloy, 1960-1968 issue. In excellent, near mint condition.
Silver Medal of a Magna Cum Laude high school graduate, Georgian SSR, Type 2 in Sterling Silver, 32 mm, 1954-1959 issue. In outstanding condition.
40th Anniversary of the Creation of the Moldavian SSR and the Communist Party of Moldavia, table medal in bronze, with original issue pouch and named award certificate, 1964 issue. A very uncommon documented set in superb condition.
Award Table Medal to a Winner of the Socialist Competition in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Stakhanovite Movement, 1985. In bronze with lacquer finish. This unusual medal was bestowed in Kiev, Ukraine by the city's Trade Union Committee and the newspaper Prapor Kommunismu ("Banner of Communism"). In excellent condition.
70th Anniversary of the State Insurance Industry of the USSR, Table Medal in bronze by the Leningrad Mint, 1990 issue. One of the last table medals of the Soviet era. In excellent condition.
50th Anniversary of the Belomor Canal, table medal in bronze, 1985 issue. Built by the prisoners of GULAG labor camps, this strategic waterway connected the White Sea and Baltic Sea. After the construction was completed in 1933, it was celebrated as one of the greatest achievements of Soviet industrial program, even though it cost thousands of lives of slave laborers. The table medal commemorating the construction was struck at the Leningrad Mint in 1985 (with a two years delay), and only 850 of them were ever made. The medal is in excellent condition.
"Moscow in Construction", Table Medal in bronze, 1958. A very uncommon, early medal celebrating progress of the post-war urban development in the Soviet capital.
Table Medal in Commemoration of the Establishment of the People's Friendship University in Moscow, 1960. This very interesting 70-mm bronze piece by the Leningrad Mint celebrated the opening of the top Soviet educational institution for students from Third World countries. Only 1054 were ever minted. In excellent condition.
Table Medal in bronze in Commemoration of the Centenary of the Morozov Factory Workers Strike, Leningrad Mint issue, 1989. In excellent condition. One of the last "political" table medals of the communist period. Only 800 were minted.
VII International Congress for Protection of Plants, Table Medal in bronze, 1975. One of only 150 medals minted for the participants of the scientific conference in Moscow. In excellent condition.
Table Medal in bronze Commemorating Pavel Anosov, the Inventor of Russian Bulat Steel (Russian equivalent of Damascus or carbon steel), 1982. One of only 850 pieces in circulation.
1968 Cased Hungarian "Furious" Lenin Bronze Table Medal