In the DDR were numerous and given or awarded by many organizations and for many occasions. This one is for the 30th Anniversary of the 1st Regiment of the Army. This one is in a red type leatherette case that was awarded to officers.
The reverse is a quote by J.R. Becher and speaks of being, aware of the power given and to never let this power from your hand. Perhaps someone can translate this better then I.
The small (A) under J.R. Becher on the reverse is the mint mark of the Berlin mint.