Auction - August 2021
NAMED SOVIET MEDALS & CERTIFICATE GROUPING (4)
Complete grouping of four (4) original Soviet WWII medals with an accompanying award certificate book. It includes two ‘Orders of the Red Star’, awarded for personal courage in battle and leadership in combat; one ‘Order of Glory’ medal third class, awarded for bravery in the face of the enemy; one medal for ‘Battle Merit’, awarded for combat action resulted in military success. This is a full group of awards presented to a brave Soviet soldier Andrey Trofimovich Papiyenko as is indicated by the accompanying award booklet. The booklet includes a list of all the awards issued to Papyenko along with the medal serial numbers and has the original signature of the recipient. Issued on February 21, 1946, it serves as proof of eligibility for its recipient to enjoy discounted public transportation fair and other privileges. Award book number 462212.