Awarded to just about everyone “under orders” in the Soviet union on the 23rd February 1968 some almost 10 million recipients. The front of the medal depicts two soldiers in uniform of the different eras surrounded in the background by the 5 pointed red star. The reverse shows a crosssed Hammer and Plough above Cyrillic lettering and the obiquous CCCP
For Army and Civilian. 50 years Austria & Hungary together.
Written on front of medal:
Written on back of Medal:
MDCCCXLLVIII-MDCCCXCVIII (1848 to 1898, 50 years Hungary and Austria make Empire)