A.V. Suvorov Centennial of Death Medalette, Jeton, Russia

Description:

This medal was commissioned to honor the 100-year anniversary of the death of A. V. Suvorov. Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov was a Russian general cherished by Russians as a national war hero in campaigns against the Ottoman Empire and in Poland. He was born in Moscow in 1730 and died in St. Petersburg on May 18, 1800.

Obverse inscription: СТСЋБТЪ А.В.СУВОРОВЪ КОНЧИНЬІ / 6 – ГО. Reverse inscription: ГРАФЪ РЫМКНКСК І И / КНЯЗЬ НТАЛЇЙСКЇЙ. / ГЕНЕРАЛИССИМУСЪ / А.В. СУВОРОВЪ. / 1800 - 1900 ("Count of Rymnik, Prince of Italy, Generalissimo, A.V. Suvorov / 1800-1900").

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Russia: RussiaAssociated Place: Russia

General Subject Association: Arts and Science

Subject:

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Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.263.1698Catalog Number: 68.263.1698Accession Number: 281689

Object Name: MedalOther Terms: Medal; Personal

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 30 mm x 22 mm; 1 3/16 in x 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-297a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_971439

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