Alexander III and Maria Marriage Medalette, Jeton, Russia

Description:

Commemorating the marriage of Alexander III and Maria Feodorovna this medalette was minted in Russia in 1866. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker as Russia refused to engage in any wars during his reign.

Obverse inscription: В. К. АЛЕКСАНДРЪ АЛЕКСАНДРОВИЧЪ В. К. МАРIА ТЕОДОРОВНА ("Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich Grand Duchess Maria Feodorovna").

Reverse inscription: ВЪ ПАМЯТЬ БРАКО СОЧЕТ АНIУ ИХЪ ИМПЕРАТОРСКИХЪ ВЪ IСОЧЕСТВЪ 28 ОКТЯБРЯ 1866Г ("Commemorating marriage - the joining of their imperial honors celebrated 28 October, 1866").

Date Made: ca 1866

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Russia: Russia

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Coins, Currency and Medals, Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection

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Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.263.1279Catalog Number: 68.263.1279Accession Number: 281689

Object Name: medal

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 31.5 mm x 28 mm; 1 1/4 in x 1 3/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-63a4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1413416

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