Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton


This token commemorates the Germany and Russia Alliance in 1888. It was minted in Germany under Frederich III, German Kaiser and King of Prussia and Alexander III, Emperor of Russia. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker. This token was designed by Otto Oertel.

Obverse inscription: ALEXANDER III KAISER VON RUSSLAND ("Alexander III Emperor of Russia”).

Reverse inscription: FRIEDRICH DEUTSCHER KAISER KÖNIG V. PREUSSEN ("Frederick, German Kaiser, King of Prussia").

Date Made: 1888

Associated Person: Alexander III Emperor of Russia

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyAssociated Place: GermanyRussia: Rossiya

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


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Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.21.212Catalog Number: 68.21.212Accession Number: 276536

Object Name: medaljetonOther Terms: medal; Commemorative

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 28.5 mm x 28.5 mm x 2.8 cm; 1 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 3/32 in


Record Id: nmah_975174

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