Poland - Silver Wedding Anniversary Token, Jeton

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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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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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