Nicholas II Coronation Medal, Jeton

Description
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").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1896
associated person
Nicholas II
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
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
Russia
ID Number
NU*68.263.1070
catalog number
68.263.1070
accession number
281689
subject
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
event
Coronation of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia
See more items in
Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
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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