Cartographic Institute - 50th Anniversary Medal, Jeton

Description
This medal was commissioned in 1909, in Russia, to honor the 50th Anniversary of the A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment. Founded in 1859, in Saint Petersburg, this was Russia's leading civilian cartography (map making) agency. This medal was presented to Grand Duke Georgiy Mikhailovich to commemorate the event.
Obverse inscription: 1859-1909 / КОЛ . В . К . ГЕОРГІЯ МИХАИЛОВИЧА (“1859-1909 / Grand Duke Georgiy Mikhailovich”).
Reverse inscription: КАРТОГРАФИЧЕСКОЕ ЗАВЕДЕНІЕ . А , ИЛЬИНА (“A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment”).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1909
associated institution
A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2.7 cm; 1 1/16 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
Russia
ID Number
NU*68.263.1092
catalog number
68.263.1092
accession number
281689
subject
Arts and Science
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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