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FPR Yugoslavia - Medal for Merit


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Greetings gentlemen,

There are 2 variants of this medal. First type (1952-1963) with the inscription Federativna Narodna Republika Jugoslavija (FNRJ) and the second type

with the inscription Socijalisticka Federativna Republika Jugoslavija (SFRJ). According to some sources only 845 of these medals were awarded (1952-1985).

Strange thing about this medal is that it takes the last place in the order of precedence but it was awarded 100-250 times less than the rest of the medals,

and less than a bigger part of orders!

Here is mine, the first, FNRJ type, unfortunately ribbon has been changed.

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In my opinion the most beautiful of all of the communist Yugoslavia medals, in any case the rarest one.

http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_10_2012/post-7937-0-15161700-1351694902.jpg.

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