Nicholas I Death Medal, Jeton

Description
This jeton or medal was struck to honor of the death of Czar Nicholas I who died on March 2, 1855. Death medals were struck to preserve the image and memory of a deceased ruler.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jeton
medal
date made
1855
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 mm x 19 mm; 1 3/32 in x 3/4 in
place made
Germany
associated place
Rossiya: Rossiya
ID Number
NU*66.288.22
catalog number
66.288.22
accession number
270424
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
duPont Collection
Additional Media

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