The Order of the Badge of Honour was a civilian award of the Soviet Union. It was established on 25 November 1935, and was conferred on citizens of the USSR for outstanding achievements in production, scientific research and social, cultural and other forms of social activity; for promotion of economic, scientific, technological, cultural and other ties between the USSR and other countries; and also for significant contribution to basic and applied research.
This is a very nice example of the Order of the Badge of Honour. This is a type 4 award, variation 2. This type of the Order is single-piece construction, with the letters "CCCP" being cast into the medal itself. Type 4 awards were circulated from 1953 until 1988. It's serial number dates it to the late 1970's. Enamel is in excellent condition. Some discoloration is present on the silver surfaces of the medal, it is visible in photos. Original ribbon and mount.