Bulgaria, Medal in Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Ministry of Interior (MVR), 1969.
Brass, enamels; 34.0 mm wide. Two-piece construction: the center medallion showing a sword and red hammer and sickle emblem is superimposed on a large disc with inscription "25 Years of the Orangs of MVR, 1944-1969". Excellent condition.
The medal was established in 1968. It was issued to police, firefighters and, by special 1969 decree, to state security officers, for outstanding achievements in "fighting crime" and for "saving national property from fire".