Alexander III and Umberto I Visit Wilhelm II Token, Jeton

Description
This token was minted to commemorate the meeting of Alexander III (Emperor of Russia), Umberto I (King of Italy), and Wilhem II (Kaiser and King of Prussia) in Berlin, Germany in 1889. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker. Obverse inscription: (None)
Reverse inscription: KAISER WILHELM II – KÖNIG UMBERTO I (“Emperor Wilhelm II – King Umberto I).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1889
associated person
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
Wilhelm II King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
Umberto I
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 mm x 24 mm x 2.4 cm; 15/16 in x 15/16 in x 15/16 in
place made
Germany
associated place
Germany
Rossiya: Rossiya
ID Number
NU*68.21.236
catalog number
68.21.236
accession number
276536
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
Credit Line
duPont Collection
Additional Media

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