Nicholas I Death Medal, Jeton

Nicholas I Death Medal, Jeton

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Description
This jeton or medal was struck to honor of the death of Czar Nicholas I who died on March 2, 1855. Death medals were struck to preserve the image and memory of a deceased ruler.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jeton
medal
date made
1855
place made
Germany
associated place
Russia: Rossiya
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 mm x 19 mm; 1 3/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.66.28822
catalog number
66.28822
accession number
270424
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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