Cartographic Establishment - 50th Anniversary Medal, Jeton

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 . СИВЕРCА.
Reverse inscription: КАРТОГРАФИЧЕСКОЕ ЗАВЕДЕНІЕ . А , ИЛЬИНА (“A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment”).
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Object Name
date made
associated institution
A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 31 mm x 27 mm x 2.7 cm; 1 7/32 in x 1 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Jetons
Arts and Science
Russian Coins and Jetons
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Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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