Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

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This token commemorates the Germany and Russia Alliance in 1888. It was minted in Germany under Frederich III, 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. This token was designed by Otto Oertel.
Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER III KAISER VON RUSSLAND ("Alexander III Emperor of Russia”).
Reverse inscription: FRIEDRICH DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN ("Frederick, German Kaiser, King of Prussia").
Currently not on view
associated person
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
Friedrich III King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
place made
associated place
Rossiya: Rossiya
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
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Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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