ALBANIA - Order of MOTHERHOOD GLORY 3 RD CLASS RRR

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  • Sold Date: Feb 18, 2008
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Order "Motherhood Glory"
Urdhëri "Lavdi Nënës"
The Order "Motherhood Glory" was established on October 10, 1950 to encourage the birth and education of the family.
The first class was awarded to mothers who gave birth to, raised, and educated nine children when the youngest is at least one year old. In the 1970s, the requirement was downgraded to seven children.
The second class was awarded to mothers who gave birth to, raised, and educated eight children when the youngest is at least one year old. In the 1970s, the requirement was downgraded to six children, replacing the Silver Motherhood Medal.
The third class was awarded to mothers who gave birth to, raised, and educated seven children when the youngest is at least one year old. In the 1970s, the requirement was downgraded to four to five children, replacing the Bronze Motherhood Medal.
For all three classes, children who died or were killed during World War II on active duty or died in the performance of duties in the public interest are also included.
First Class: Large gold badge 41 mm across and 45 mm tall with figure of a standing mother holding child and large Albanian flag, behind is an open book, below is the state seal, all surrounded by oak wreath. The reverse is
THIS DESCRIPTION IS TAKEN FROM ERIC SCHENA BOOK SOCIALIST ALBANIAN AWARDS
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