Petrograd-Warsaw Railway Medal, Jeton

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This jeton or medalette commemorates the completion of the railroad connecting Saint Petersburg, Russia and Warsaw, Poland in 1862. During the 19th century, much of Poland was under Russian control and was ruled by the Romanovs.
Obverse inscription: H I - A II / 1852 - 1862 С.НЕТЕРЕУРГО - КАРШАВСКАЯ ЖЕЛЂЗНАЯ ДОРОТА (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II).
Reverse inscription: СОТРУДНИКАМЪ ПО УСТРОЙСТВУ ДОРОГИ / Bacui : Ceperebur / ШАШИНУ / 102 (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II, the Tsars of Poland in 1852 and 1862 respectively).
Currently not on view
date made
associated person
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia
Alexander II
place made
associated place
Rossiya: Rossiya, Sankt-Peterburg
Polska: Mazowieckie, Warszawa
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 30.5 mm x 26 mm x 2.6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
duPont Collection
related event
Completion of the Petrograd - Warsaw Railway
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Data Source
National Museum of American History