RussiaPoland - Centenary of Polish Constitution Medalette, Jeton, Russia

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

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Description
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").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Other Terms
Medal; Commemorative
date made
ca 1891
place made
Poland
Physical Description
metal, 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.68.263.1306
catalog number
68.263.1306
accession number
281689
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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