Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons Medal, Jeton

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").
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Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 29 mm x 24.5 mm; 1 5/32 in x 31/32 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
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Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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