Alexander III and Umberto I Visit Wilhelm II Token, Jeton

Alexander III and Umberto I Visit Wilhelm II Token, Jeton

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Description
This token was minted to commemorate the meeting of Alexander III (Emperor of Russia), Umberto I (King of Italy), and Wilhem II (Kaiser and King of Prussia) in Berlin, Germany in 1889. Alexander III ruled Russia from 1881-1894 and was affectionately known as The Peacemaker. Obverse inscription: (None)
Reverse inscription: KAISER WILHELM II – KÖNIG UMBERTO I (“Emperor Wilhelm II – King Umberto I).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medal
jeton
Other Terms
medal; Commemorative
date made
1889
associated person
Alexander III Emperor of Russia
Wilhelm II King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany
Umberto I
place made
Germany
associated place
Germany
Russia: Rossiya
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 mm x 24 mm x 2.4 cm; 15/16 in x 15/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
NU.68.21.236
catalog number
68.21.236
accession number
276536
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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