Peter I Uniface Medal, Jeton

Description
This jeton or personal token depicts Peter I of Russia. Wealthy individuals used tokens as calling cards, placing one in a tray beside the door of an establishment they visited. Better known as Peter the Great and member of the Romanov dynasty, Peter I ruled from 1689-1725. This copy of the original jeton is from 1911.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
date made
1911
associated person
Peter I
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 mm; 29/32 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
Russia
ID Number
NU*61646
catalog number
210914.0676
accession number
210914
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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

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