RussiaPoland - Centenary of Polish Constitution Medalette, Jeton, Russia

Russia/Poland - Centenary of Polish Constitution Medalette, Jeton, Russia

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Celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the existence of the Polish Constitution on May 3, 1791, this medalette was commissioned in Kracow in 1891. The Polish Constitution was ratified on May 3, 1791. This medal was designed by Charles Wiener.
Obverse inscription: PAMIATKA SETNEJ ROCZNICY KONSTYTUCYI III MAJA 1791 ("Souvenir hundredth anniversary of constitution May 3rd 1791").
Reverse inscription: III MAJ 1891 ("May 3 1891").
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Object Name
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
date made
ca 1891
place made
Physical Description
metal, silver (overall material)
overall: 24 mm x 24 mm x 2.4 cm; 15/16 in x 15/16 in x 15/16 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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