Russia-Moscow French Exposition Token, Jeton

Description
This token commemorates the Russia-Moscow French Exposition in 1891 conduct under Alexander II (1881-1894). This exposition was one of two World’s Fairs to take place in 1891.
Obverse inscription: PAX LABOR / MOSCOU PARIS (Peace and Labor/ Moscow Paris).
Reverse inscription: ФРАНЦУЗСКАЯ ВЫСТАВКА / ВЪ МОСКВЯ 1891("French show to Moscow in 1891").
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1891
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
Rossiya: Rossiya, Moscow
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 33 mm x 33 mm x 3.3 cm; 1 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in x 1 5/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.1066
catalog number
68.263.1066
accession number
281689
Credit Line
duPont Collection
related event
Exposition Francaise de Moscow (1891)
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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