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Table Medal in Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the October Revolution, with original fitted case of issue, 1977.

In bronze with a dark matte silver finish, 55.0 mm wide. Manufactured at the Leningrad Mint with artwork by medalists A. Kozlov and S. Barulin. It is interesting to note that the idealized cosmonaut so frequently featured in Soviet propaganda since Gagarin's flight, is now just an almost anonymous member of the crowd behind Lenin's image marching toward the bright socialist future - perhaps a subtle acknowledgement of the fact that NASA had scored major successes in space by the late nineteen seventies...

Both the medal and box are in excellent condition. The box

In bronze with a dark matte silver finish, 55.0 mm wide. Manufactured at the Leningrad Mint with artwork by medalists A. Kozlov and S. Barulin. It is interesting to note that the idealized cosmonaut so frequently featured in Soviet propaganda since Gagarin's flight, is now just an almost anonymous member of the crowd behind Lenin's image marching toward the bright socialist future - perhaps a subtle acknowledgement of the fact that NASA had scored major successes in space by the late nineteen seventies...

Both the medal and box are in excellent condition. The box shows almost none of the usual wear to the plastic exterior, just some very minor scuffs on the back. The silver finish of the square plaque is pristine; the felt interior is perfectly clean.

/Commemorative [Table] Medal of the Soviet Period, 1919 - 1991, fig. 1048/.
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