December 12 - 13, 1982
Circular medal featuring image of a man and inscription: "CCCP, 1922-1982," inside plastic case with red velvet lining. Wooden plaque with medallions bearing flags and Russian writing. Metal pentagon in center reads: "60, CCCP." Includes note by Pauling that reads: "At the invitation of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR I attended the 60th anniversary celebration of the founding of the Soviet Union in the Kremlin, 12 and 13 December 1982. This plaque was given to me there by the Supreme Soviet."
Awarded by the Soviet Socialist Republic.
Subject: International relations
Name: Supreme Soviet Socialist Republic