Petrograd-Warsaw Railway Medal, Jeton


This jeton or medalette commemorates the completion of the railroad connecting Saint Petersburg, Russia and Warsaw, Poland in 1862. During the 19th century, much of Poland was under Russian control and was ruled by the Romanovs.

Obverse inscription: H I - A II / 1852 - 1862 С.НЕТЕРЕУРГО - КАРШАВСКАЯ ЖЕЛЂЗНАЯ ДОРОТА (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II).

Reverse inscription: СОТРУДНИКАМЪ ПО УСТРОЙСТВУ ДОРОГИ / Bacui : Ceperebur / ШАШИНУ / 102 (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II, the Tsars of Poland in 1852 and 1862 respectively).

Date Made: 1862

Associated Person: Nicholas I Emperor of RussiaAlexander II

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: PolandAssociated Place: Russia: Saint Petersburg, Saint PetersburgPoland: Mazowieckie, Warsaw

Related Event: Completion of the Petrograd - Warsaw Railway


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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Willis H. du Pont

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.66.28821Catalog Number: 66.28821Accession Number: 270424

Object Name: railway passmedalOther Terms: medal; Personal

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 30.5 mm x 26 mm x 2.6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in


Record Id: nmah_975410

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