Miner's Glory Medal

Miner's Glory (Russian: Znak shakhtyorskaya slava, Знак «Шахтёрская слава») is an honorary badge introduced in the Soviet Union in 1956 and continued in Russia. It is an award for the labour achievements of the workers in the mining industry and in some cases, for supporting work (new technologies, fight with disasters, work in adjacent industries, etc.)

Badge of Miner's Glory
Знак «Шахтёрская слава»
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First degree version of the medal
TypeMedal
Country Soviet Union
 Russia
Established1956

It is issued in three degrees: the 1st degree, 2nd degree and the 3rd degree.

It is made of tombac (red brass), gold, with no resin (томпак, золото, без смолы).