Poland - Silver Wedding Anniversary Token, Jeton

Description
This anniversary token was commissioned in Poland in 1865 to commemorate the Silver Wedding Anniversary of Simon Rosen and Henriette Epstein. It was designed by J. Minheymer a medalist during the reign of Russian Czar Alexander II (1855-1881) who ruled Poland during this period.
Obverse inscription: XXV / R / D.17 Listo: 1865 (“The 17th of November 1865”).
Reverse inscription: CWIERC’ WIEKU SREBRNA PŁYNIE STRUGA, / NIECH ZŁOTEN TERAZ PŁYNIE DRUGA (“From a quarter-century flows a stream of silver / now let the second flow gold”).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1865
place made
Poland
associated place
Poland
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29.5 mm x 29.5 mm x 2.9 cm; 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU*68.263.1082
catalog number
68.263.1082
accession number
281689
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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