Badge of distinction For Services to Moscow
Description of the badge
The badge is a seven-pointed star formed by clusters of diverging golden beams, each of which is made up of three thinner pointed rays with polished facets.
Between the beams are oval-edged silver petals. Each petal consists of a flat matte base with a faceted ball. The base is bordered with a polished faceted surface.
In the centre is a round superimposed medaillon consisting of a dark red enamelled circle with a relief image of the city emblem’s main figure — St George on horseback striking the Dragon with a spear. Running around it, on a white enamelled background, is the inscription in gold letters For Service to Moscow.
The badge is suspended from a dark red silk moire ribbon.
For daily wear there is a miniature copy of the badge.
The badge is made of gilded, silver-plated and oxidised tombac.
The badge is awarded for:
Individuals recommended for the award usually include persons decorated with the awards or honorary titles of Moscow, or decorated for service to Moscow with state awards of the Russian Federation or the USSR.
The badge is not awarded twice.