An encyclopedia of Syrian medals has been released by OMSA member Adnan Georges Jaroua. This is a massive hard cover book, 9.5″ x 13″ and weighs 5.5 pounds. All illustrations are in color.
In the encyclopedia there are:
241 orders, medals, decorations and insignia, arranged with their information and pictures, divided according to the countries participating with Syria in their issuance. they are divided as follows: 126 orders, 59 medals, 13 decorations, and 43 insignia.
105 Syrian orders, 26 United Arab Republic orders, 16 Syrian Arab orders, 59 orders during the French mandate period, 25 Syrian-Russian medals, and 10 Syrian international medals.
4 Sashes, 15 medallions, 70 badges, 32 award certificates, one administrative order and one purchase authorization.