Cartographic Institute - 50th Anniversary Medal, Jeton

Cartographic Institute - 50th Anniversary Medal, Jeton

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This medal was commissioned in 1909, in Russia, to honor the 50th Anniversary of the A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment. Founded in 1859, in Saint Petersburg, this was Russia's leading civilian cartography (map making) agency. This medal was presented to Grand Duke Georgiy Mikhailovich to commemorate the event.
Obverse inscription: 1859-1909 / КОЛ. В. К. ГЕОРГІЯ МИХАИЛОВИЧА (“1859-1909 / Grand Duke Georgiy Mikhailovich”).
Reverse inscription: КАРТОГРАФИЧЕСКОЕ ЗАВЕДЕНІЕ. А , ИЛЬИНА (“A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment”).
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Object Name
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A. Ilyin Cartographic Establishment
place made
Russia: Russia
associated place
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2.7 cm; 1 1/16 in
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Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
Arts and Science
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National Museum of American History
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