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Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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Miniature circular polished bronze medal with lateral loop for ribbon suspension; the face with a Madonna and Child imposed on a Greek (Geneva) cross all within a laurel leaf border, triangular maker’s mark at the base; the reverse inscribed ‘PRO / BENIGNITATE / HUMANA’ centrally, a laurel spray above, a rose of Finland below; diameter 16.64mm (0.65 inch); on original ribbon.

The Medal was instituted on 6 January 1945 to be awarded for charitable works during the War and in the immediate aftermath. 

It was awarded mainly to foreigners but could also be awarded to Finnish nationals.

The Medal is not often found, especially in miniature.

 
Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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Medal for Humane Benevolence - Pro Benignitate Humana Medal (Mitali inhimillisestä auliudesta), miniature
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