50th Jubilee of German Regiment Medal, Jeton

Description
This medal was issued in Russia to commemorate the German regiment that fought in the Russo-Turkish War, 1828-1829.
Obverse inscription: ZUM ANDENKEN ("In Memory").
Reverse inscription: KON. PREUSS KAISER ALEX V. RUSSLAND ULANEN REG. (1 BRAND) N 3 / 1829 / 1879 ("King of Prussia Kaiser Alexander of Russia Lancers Regiment").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1879
associated person
Alexander II Emperor of Russia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18 mm x 15 mm x 1.5 cm; 23/32 in x 19/32 in x 19/32 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
Russia
ID Number
NU*68.21.41
catalog number
68.21.41
accession number
276536
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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