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Honorary Titles and Orders


Hero of the MPR Type 1 and 2

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 
1941 10 Gold, Enamel

October 17, 1945

100

Gold, 5ea .25 carat Diamonds

The title of Hero to the Mongolian People's Republic was created in 1941 by decree of the Khural (Parliament).  The order that came with the title is something that isn't in many reference books.  Thanks to Yuri, we have a scan of this rare order.  The first ten people to receive the title of Hero of the MPR received this award.

For more information please see Hendrik's Medal Corner


Hero of Labor of the MPR

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

1957

200

Gold (33 grams), Enamel

Order is 35mm in diameter with the symbol of Mongolia or Soyombo on the obverse.  Recipients include the first woman cosmonaut V. Tereshkova of the USSR and the First Secretary of the Mongolian Communists Tsedenbal.


Honorary Freeman of the MPR

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

1974

100

Gold, Enamel

 


Order of Suche Bator

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

June 16, 1941

Type 1   1000                                   Type 2   700 Gold, Silver, Platinum, Enamel

The Order of Suche Bator was often awarded to officials of foreign countries. 

Type 1 has a screwback  reverse.  

Type 2 has a clip fastener instead of the screwpost base.  

For more information please see Hendrik's Medal Corner


Order of Military Valor  Order of the Red Banner of Military Valor 

Order of the Combat Red Banner

Name Date Established Estimated Number Issued Construction Material
Order of Military Valor 1926-1940 600 Silver, Enamel
Order of the Red Banner of Military Valor 1940-1945 2300 Silver, Enamel
The Order of the Combat Red Banner 1945-1970 (Type 1)

1970-1992 (Type 2)

6000 Silver, Enamel

All are the same order but through history the name and the design changed.   If the order was bestowed to an individual more than once the award would have a shield with the number 2,3,etc. 

Consecutive Orders of the Combat Red Banner #2, #3, #4 

Order of the Red Banner of Military Valor #4!!!!

For more information please see Hendrik's Medal Corner


Order of Civil Valor   Order of Labor Glory   

Order of the Labor Red Banner

Name Date Established Estimated Number Issued Construction Material
Order of Civil Valor  1926-1940 600 Silver, Enamel
Order of Labor Glory 1940-1945 2300 Silver, Enamel
Order of the Labor Red Banner 1945-1970 (Type 1)

1970-1992 (Type 2)

6000 Silver, Enamel

As with the military version above, these are all the same order but through history the name and design changed. 

The order was bestowed for labor and civil services to Mongolian workers, arats (shepherds), and civil institutions.

Order of Civil Valor is one of the most faked of the Mongolian orders.  Oddly enough some of the better fakes have made their way into the reference books as different variations. Buyer beware!  


Order of Combat Service

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

1945

Type 1 (1945-1960) 5000

Type 2 (1960-1992) 2000

Silver, Enamel

For more information please see Hendrik's Medal Corner


Order of the Polar Star

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

1936

Type 1 (1936-1939) 300

Type 2 (1939-1941) 2000

Type 3 (1941-1970) 12000

Type 4 (1970-1992) 1600

Silver, Enamel

The Polar Star was given for both civil and military services.   The second and third types are almost identical except for the alphabet used on the banner.  The official alphabet changed in 1940 to the Cyrillic style.

 For more information please see Hendrik's Medal Corner


Order of Maternal Glory 1st and 2nd Class

Date Established

Estimated Number Issued

Construction Material 

1957

1st Class 200,000

2nd Class 300,000

Brass, Enamel

The First class order was bestowed to Mongolian women for giving birth to and rearing more than 8 children.  

The Second class order was bestowed to Mongolian woman for giving birth to and rearing 5 to 8 children.  

Size for both are 46.5 x 39 mm.  The inscription on the top is "Aldart eh" (Maternal Glory)


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