Motherhood Awards
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Order of Mother-Heroine, Var. 1, #9517, with a document, awarded on 3 May 1946. Uncommon first version of the order issued within a year after the end of the Great Patriotic War. The decoration is in very fine to excellent condition; the document ("small certificate") is very good to excellent, shows only minor wear.
$475.00

Order of Mother-Heroine, Var. 1, #10867 with both the "Small" and "Large" Award Certificates, extremely early May 1946 issue. The Large Certificate is in Type 1 red folder which was issued for only a couple of years. A very uncommon set.
$790.00

Order of Mother-Heroine, Variation 2, #83336, with both award documents (Heroine's ID and "Large Certificate") and original case of issue for the Large Certificate, awarded in July 1965. Both documents have a facsimile signature of Anastas Mikoyan who was the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet for a short period in 1964-65. A superb set in outstanding condition.
$625.00

Large certificate for the title of Mother-Heroine, August 1982 issue in very good to excellent condition. Shows autopen signature of Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev.
$85.00

Large certificate for the title of Mother-Heroine, awarded in June 1985 to a woman who gave birth to 10 children and raised them.
$80.00

Order of Maternal Glory 1st cl., Var. 1, #29914, circa mid-1940s. Scarce early version featuring wider pendant and counter-relief to the suspension device. Note the low 5-digit serial number. In fine to very fine condition.
$130.00

Order of Maternal Glory 1st cl., Var. 2, #759834, circa 1980s. In excellent condition - a beautiful example free of noticeable flaking or scratches to enamel.
$65.00

Order of Maternal Glory 2nd class, Var. 1, #103132, circa late 1940s. An uncommon early version with small eyelet and relief-reverse suspension. Very fine to excellent condition.
$120.00

Order of Maternal Glory 2nd cl., Var. 2, #681487, circa 1970s. A superb example with perfect enamel and details.
$35.00

Order of Maternal Glory 3rd cl, Var. 1 (relief reverse suspension), #132121, with a document. Bestowed by a February 1946 decree of the Supreme Soviet of Uzbekistan is one of the earliest issues following the introduction of Soviet motherhood awards in 1944. A very scarce set!
$150.00

Order of Maternal Glory 3rd cl, Var. 1, #123450, circa 1945 issue. An uncommon wartime / very early post-war issue featuring wider medallion and relief reverse construction of the suspension. In very fine condition.
$80.00

Order of Maternal Glory 3rd cl, Var. 1, #2175. An extremely early issue without mint mark and with relief reverse suspension device, almost certainly issued during WW2. In fine to very fine overall condition.
$125.00

Order of Maternal Glory 3rd cl, Var. 1 (relief reverse suspension), #292362, circa mid- to late-1940s. In fine to very fine condition.
$45.00

Order of Maternal Glory 3rd class, Var. 2, #2689076, circa mid- to late-1980s. In superb condition; the enamel is completely free of the usual chips or flaking.
$25.00

Motherhood Medal 1st cl., Var. 1(with separate eyelet), 1940s. In excellent condition.
$45.00

Motherhood Medal 1st cl. Var. 2, very scarce Sub-Variation with U-shaped eyelet, circa late 1940s - early 1950s issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
$95.00

Motherhood Medal 1st cl. Var. 2, very scarce version featuring mint mark "MMD" on the suspension device, circa 1960s-70s issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
$60.00

Motherhood Medal 1st cl. (in silver), circa 1970s-1980s issue. In excellent condition: with perfectly preserved details of the medallion and completely free of the usual flaking or chips to enamel.
$30.00

Award certificate for a Motherhood Medal, 1st cl., issued in 1976 to a Ukrainian woman. In very good to excellent condition.
$25.00

Motherhood Medal 2nd cl., Variation 1 (1940s version with a separately soldered eyelet and early version of the suspension device). In very fine to excellent condition.
$60.00

Motherhood Medal, 2nd cl., Var. 2, rare version featuring mint mark "MMD" on the suspension device, circa 1960s-70s issue. In very fine to excellent condition.
$75.00

Motherhood Medal 2nd cl, 1950s-80s. Excellent condition.
$13.00

Award certificate for a Motherhood Medal, 2nd cl., issued in 1949 to a Russian woman. This early certificate is different from those issued in the 50s and later, and was probably awarded with Variation 1 medal on early-style suspension. In near mint condition.
$35.00

Award certificate for a Motherhood Medal, 2nd cl., issued in 1953 to a Ukrainian. In near mint condition.
$20.00