Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons Medal, Jeton

Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons Medal, Jeton

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Description
This medal, awarded to the Imperial Russian Technical Society for Exposition of Hunting Weapons in 1897, was minted under Nicholas II (1894-1917). The Society was founded in 1866 for the promotion of Russian technology and industry. Medals were awarded to national industries for solving complex technical problems.
Obverse inscription: ВТОРУЮ ВЫСТАВКУ ОХОТНИЧЬЕГО ОРУЖИЕ И ПРОМЫСЛА / 1897 ("Second Exposition of Hunting Weapons and Fisheries").
Reverse inscription: ИМПЕРАТОРСКОЕ РУССКОЕ ТЕХНИЧЕСКОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО ("Imperial Russian Technical Society").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1897
place made
Russia: Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 mm x 24.5 mm; 1 5/32 in x 31/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.1052
catalog number
68.263.1052
accession number
281689
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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