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Offline ZYV

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Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« on: August 21, 2017, 10:07:26 AM »
There is a medal https://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medal_%E2%80%9EZa_udzia%C5%82_w_wojnie_obronnej_1939%E2%80%9D
But this piece is small - 2.79 g, 17.2 mm & I can't find anu traces of hanging eye on it.
What is it?
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Re: Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 06:41:29 PM »
I asked our member ford.ka, who is Polish but currently on holidays. His reaction:

This is a fairly common and cheap medal given to all those who participated in the September campaign of 1939:  - the text is "For participation in the defensive war - Fatherland". Lots available on the Internet. My guess is that it was produced in hundreds of thousands as the number of those who could apply was quite big. It used to have a loop on top but one of its previous owners must have cut it off.

Are you sure there is no trace of filing on the edge?

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Re: Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 08:19:16 PM »
∅ 40 mm
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Re: Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 08:20:18 PM »
∅ 17.2 mm
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Re: Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 08:22:12 PM »
Dear Figleaf, thank you!

By the way, same piece http://allegro.pl/medal-za-udzial-w-wojnie-obronnej-ojczyzna-1939-i6906505285.html

But what is it?
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Re: Za udział w wojnie obronnej 1939
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2017, 01:00:47 AM »
That link suggests:

SREBRNY MEDAL ZA UDZIAŁ W WOJNIE OBRONNEJ 1939

BRAK UCHA I WSTĄŻKI

STAN BDB
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SILVER MEDAL FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE DEFENCE WAR 1939

NO ARMS AND RINGS

BDB STATE
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