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Russia – Soviet: A Scarce and Fine Example of the Badge of Excellence of the Ministry of Geology 1948-53, with screw-back, the reverse numbered 631
Russia – Soviet: Badge of Excellence of the Ministry of Geology 1948-53, with screw-back, the reverse numbered 631
Condition: Good very fine
Established as the Committee for Geology in 1939, renamed Ministry of Geology in 1946, responsible for the exploration and surverying of the geological resources of the USSR, the expansion of proven mineral reserves, and the development of new technology. In September 1987 the Ministry changed from union republic ministry to all-union ministry.