Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

Description
This jeton or token commemorates the alliance between Germany and Russia in 1888. It was minted in Germany under Wilhelm I, 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 DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN +9/3 1888. ("William, German Kaiser, King of Prussia").
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1888
associated person
Wilhelm I
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
place made
Germany
associated place
Germany
Rossiya: Rossiya
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 mm x 28 mm x 2.8 cm; 1 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.21.204
catalog number
68.21.204
accession number
276536
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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