"To F I Jordan, 50 Years as an Artist, 1874," bronze commemorative table medal.
51.6 mm wide; weighs 60.4 grams. 51 mm. Engraved by V. Alexeev. Diakov 813.1. Profile of a distinguished looking Jordan on the obverse On the reverse a 7-line inscription within a wreath. Medium brown chocolate color.
In excellent condition.
Jordan's claim to fame seems to be that he was an an accomplished engraver whose services were much in demand when it came to reproducing portraits.
/Mikhail Dyakov, "Medals of the Russian Empire, Part 5, 1855-1881", page 140, fig. 813.1/
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