• 5 Para 1965-1981, KM# 43, Yugoslavia
  • 5 Para 1965-1981, KM# 43, Yugoslavia
Obverse

Name of the country, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, around coat of arms (1963 - 1992 version; 6 torches).

The emblem of Yugoslavia featured six torches, surrounded by wheat with a red star at its top, and burning together in one flame; this represented the brotherhood and unity of the six federal republics forming Yugoslavia: Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. The date imprinted is 29 November 1943 - on this date the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ) met in Jajce on its second meeting and formed the basis for post-war organisation of the country, establishing a federal republic (this date was celebrated as Republic Day after World War II).

СФР JУГОСЛАВИJА
29·XI·1943
SFR JUGOSLAVIJA

Reverse

Denomination divides date.

ПАРА·PARA
19 5 79
PAR·ПАРИ

Edge

5 Para

Socialist Federal Republic
KM# 43 Schön# 39
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Characteristics
Material Brass
Weight 1.55 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 1.15 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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