Poland - Rakowskich Golden Anniversary Token, Jeton

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Description
This medal, commissioned in Poland in 1875, commemorates the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Florian and Sophie Rakowskich. The Old Village, a town owned by the Rakowskichs, was the site of a Russian battle against Polish rebels in 1863.
Obverse inscription: D.29 CZERWCA 1875 ROKU. / W STAREJ WSI. ("29th of June 1875. / In the old village.").
Reverse inscription: NA PAMIATKE / SLOTEGO WESELA / FLORYANA I ZOFII RAKOWSKICH ("Commemorating / Golden Anniversary / Floriana and Sophia Rakowskich").
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875
place made
Poland
associated place
Poland
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 37 mm x 37 mm x 3.7 cm; 1 15/32 in x 1 15/32 in x 1 15/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.1081
catalog number
68.263.1081
accession number
281689
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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