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Posted by: New Connaught Ranger April 30, 2008 03:30 pm
Hallo Gents, biggrin.gif

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Can anybody tell me if there is a difference between the R.S.R. and R.P.R. Models

of the ORDINUL MERITUL MILITAR CL. I, II, III, ?

Kevin in Deva. biggrin.gif


Posted by: boonicootza April 30, 2008 04:48 pm
Hi Kevin,
There are at least two differences, the coat of arms and the number of rivets on the back. RPR model is with two rivets. I'm not sure that it's always like that but I don't remember seeing a RPR moder only with one rivet.
Of course, the best way is to see what is written on the coat of arms.

Posted by: New Connaught Ranger April 30, 2008 05:53 pm
Hallo boonicoottza biggrin.gif

many thanks for the quick reply with regards my initial question.

So its the Coat of Arms with R.P.R. or R.S.P.

one rivet versus two rivets,

Do you know if there were different manufacturers involved in the production or only one firm?

Kevin in Deva. biggrin.gif

Posted by: boonicootza May 01, 2008 11:07 am
As far as I know only the National Mint made the medals and orders in the communist period.

Posted by: guina May 01, 2008 12:51 pm
In charge of the biurocratic side of this problem was a special service with " MAREA ADUNARE NATIONALA" (romanian "parlament" of the time).It was called,if i remember corectly, "Directia pentru ordine si medalii".

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