Nicholas II Coronation Medal, Jeton

This medal was struck in Russia on May 14, 1896 to commemorate the coronation of Nicholas II who ruled from 1894-1917. The last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II was assassinated by the Bolsheviks on July 17, 1918.
Obverse inscription: Н2А ("Nicholas II Alexandra").
Reverse inscription: ВЪ ПАМЯТЬ СВЯЩЕННАГО КОРОНОВАНIЯ / ИХЪ ИМПЕРАТОРСКИХЪ ВЕЛИЧЕСТВЪ 14 МАЯ / ("In Memory of the Sacred Coronation / Their Imperial Majesties, May 14th").
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Object Name
date made
associated person
Nicholas II
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 24 mm x 19 mm x 1.9 cm; 15/16 in x 3/4 in x 3/4 in
place made
Rossiya: Russia
associated place
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
Coronation of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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