German Democratic Republic: Medal of Merit of the German Democratic Republic

Verdienstmedaille der DDR

Ribbon: Red with black edges and 2 yellow stripes.

Instituted: 4 June 1959.

Awarded: To GDR citizens and those of fellow socialist states citizens of the GDR who had distinguished themselves through special achievements and faithful fulfillment of duties in building socialism.

Type 1 Sorry - no picture of obverse Sorry - no picture of reverse
Type 2 Type 2, Obverse Type 2, Reverse
Type 3 Type 3, Obverse Type 3, Reverse
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