OS+A 50th Anniversary, Jeton, Russia

Description:

Minted in Russia in 1887 this medal commemorates the 50th Anniversary of OS+A during the reign of Alexander II. Alexander II ruled Russia from 1855-1881 and was affectionately known as The Liberator because he emancipated the serfs.

Date Made: ca 1887

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Russia: RussiaAssociated Place: 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.68.263.1254Catalog Number: 68.263.1254Accession Number: 281689

Object Name: MedalOther Terms: Medal; Personal

Physical Description: metal, silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3.9 cm; x 1 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-364f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_971776

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