Lenin's Centenary, commemorative lapel pin, 1970.
In silver and enamel; measures 18.0 mm in height x 16.0 in width. Shows raised Lenin's profile and the dates "1870" and "1970" below. The reverse has "875" silver hallmark and Cyrillic maker mark "0 LYu" (Russkie Samotsvety ['Russian Gemstones'] workshop in Leningrad, 1970 manufacture).
In excellent condition. Well made and designed, almost certainly intended for presentation as a special gift or an unofficial award. Nice toning to silver.