Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons Medal, Jeton

Description
This medal, awarded to the Imperial Russian Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons in 1897, was minted under Nicholas II (1894-1917). The Society was founded in 1866 for the promotion of Russian technology and industry. Medals were awarded to national industries for solving complex technical problems.
Obverse inscription: ВТОРУЮ ВЫСТАВКУ ОХОТНИЧЬЕГО ОРУЖИЕ И ПРОМЫСЛА / 1897 ("Second Exposition of Hunting Weapons and Fisheries").
Reverse inscription: ИМПЕРАТОРСКОЕ РУССКОЕ ТЕХНИЧЕСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ("Imperial Russian Technical Society").
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1897
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 mm x 24.5 mm; 1 5/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU*68.263.1052
catalog number
68.263.1052
accession number
281689
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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