A.V. Suvorov Centennial of Death Medalette, Jeton, Russia

A.V. Suvorov Centennial of Death Medalette, Jeton, Russia

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Description
This medal was commissioned to honor the 100-year anniversary of the death of A. V. Suvorov. Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov was a Russian general cherished by Russians as a national war hero in campaigns against the Ottoman Empire and in Poland. He was born in Moscow in 1730 and died in St. Petersburg on May 18, 1800.
Obverse inscription: СТСЋБТЪ А.В.СУВОРОВЪ КОНЧИНЬІ / 6 – ГО. Reverse inscription: ГРАФЪ РЫМКНКСК І И / КНЯЗЬ НТАЛЇЙСКЇЙ. / ГЕНЕРАЛИССИМУСЪ / А.В. СУВОРОВЪ. / 1800 - 1900 ("Count of Rymnik, Prince of Italy, Generalissimo, A.V. Suvorov / 1800-1900").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
Other Terms
Medal; Personal
date made
ca 1900
place made
Russia: Russia
associated place
Russia
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 mm x 22 mm; 1 3/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
NU.68.263.1698
catalog number
68.263.1698
accession number
281689
Credit Line
Willis H. du Pont
subject
Arts and Science
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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