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Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

Germany Russia Alliance Token, Jeton

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Description
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. 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").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
date made
1888
associated person
Friedrich III King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
place made
Germany
associated place
Germany
Russia: Rossiya
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 mm x 29 mm x 2.9 cm; 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in x 1 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.21.210
catalog number
68.21.210
accession number
276536
Credit Line
duPont Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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