Size box: 12x6cm./4.7×2.3inch.
Size medal: 3.5cm./1.3inch.
Medal made in the DDR. Medal of Merit of the Border Troops of the DDR the gold one. The text on the medal reads:”For excellent service border troops” and the back of the medal reads:”For the protection of workers and farmers”.
The medal was awarded in 3 classes for outstanding achievements and personal dedication in maintaining the security of the borders of the GDR. In bronze, silver and gold. Also for political and military leadership as well as for education and training.