Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

Description
This token commemorates the Germany and Russia Alliance in 1888. It was minted in Germany under Frederich III, German Kaiser and King of Prussia and Alexander III, Emperor of Russia. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker. Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER III KAISER VON RUSSLAND ("Alexander III Emperor of Russia").
Reverse inscription: FRIEDRICH DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN + 15.6.1888. ("Frederick, German Kaiser, King of Prussia").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
date made
1888
associated person
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
Friedrich III King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 mm x 29 mm x 2.9 cm; 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in
place made
Germany
associated place
Germany
ID Number
NU*68.263.698
catalog number
68.263.698
accession number
281689
subject
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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