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Order of Merit in Work (Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo), miniature
[VE121]
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Order of Merit in Work (Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo), miniature
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Miniature silver-gilt cross patonce with integral ring for ribbon suspension; the face with a circular central medallion, an ox-drawn plough and ploughman centrally, a book and compasses below, cereals to either side, a town, factory and pylon beyond; the reverse with the Coat of Arms of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela centrally, circumscribed ‘ORDEN AL MERITO EN EL TRABAJO • VENEZUELA’; diameter 22.38mm (0.88 inch); slight wear to gilding; on original ribbon. The Order was instituted on 30 April 1954 ‘to reward those in the country, employees and workers, who have distinguished themselves by their efficiency, readiness and perseverance in work and exemplary conduct in civic and family life’ (La Condecoración de la Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo estará destinada a premiar en el país, a los empleados y obreros, que se hubieren distinguido por su eficacia, preparación y perseverancia en el trabajo, y su ejemplar conducta cívica y familiar).

 
Order of Merit in Work (Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo), miniature
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Order of Merit in Work (Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo), miniature
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Order of Merit in Work (Orden al Mérito en el Trabajo), miniature
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