Bulgaria, Medal for 10 Years of Irreproachable Service in the Ministry of Interior, circa 1970s - 80s issue.
Gilded brass, 33.9 mm wide. Reverse shows a late variant of Bulgarian MVR law enforcement emblem very similar to Soviet KGB insignia.
Excellent condition. The gilt finish is very nicely preserved and bright, shows only mild patina to the highest points.
Established in 1964, this medal was issued to policemen, fire fighters and, after 1969, to state security officers (starting that year Bulgarian Committee of State Security merged with the Ministry of Interior).