Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

This token commemorates the Germany and Russia Alliance in 1888. It was minted in Germany under Wilhelm II, German Kaiser and King of Prussia and Alexander III, Emperor of Russia. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker. Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER III KAISER VON RUSSLAND ("Alexander III Emperor of Russia").
Reverse inscription: WILHELM II DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN +9/3 1888. ("Wilhelm II, German Kaiser, King of Prussia").
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
associated person
Wilhelm II King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 28 mm x 28 mm x 2.8 cm; 1 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
place made
associated place
Rossiya: Rossiya
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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