Measures 47mm in diameter, Order of the Red Star, 2nd type, numbered, by the Monetarny Dvor (Leningrad Mint). Five-pointed silver and red enamel star; the face with a circular silver medallion imposed, the base scalloped, bearing the full-length figure of a soldier, face-on, a rifle held across his body, advancing to the right within a ring inscribed ‘ПРОЛЕТАРИИ ВСЕХ СТРАН, СОЕДИНЯЙТЕСЬ!’ (Proletárii vsex stran, sojedinjájtes! = Workers of the World, Unite!) and CCCP (= SSSR for Sojus Sowjetskich Sozialistitscheskich Respublik = Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) below, a silver hammer and sickle at the base; the reverse plain with the maker’s mark ‘МОНЕТНЬІЙ ДВОР’ (= Monetarny Dvor, the Leningrad Mint) & serial #761165 on back. Very good overall condition showing some light age patina overall. This was awarded sometime in the middle of 1943 during WW2.