Imperial Russian Jetons
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Jetton in Commemoration of the Centennial of the Egerskiy (Jaeger) Guards Regiment, 1896 issue. An extremely elegant and intricately made miniature in silver and hallmarked solid gold by a St. Petersburg maker. In excellent condition.
Gold Jetton of the St. Petersburg Chapter of the Russian Red Cross for Assistance to Crippled Soldiers and Their Families, by the famous Eduard Jewelry Firm, 1908-1910. This beautiful and very complex piece shows St. Petersburg gold hallmarks "56" as well as the early Eduard maker mark ИЛ ("IL"), and is engraved with the name of the original recipient. In very fine to excellent condition.
Peace with Sweden Jetton in Silver, 1790. This coin like jeton of Catherine the Great reign was struck at the St. Petersburg Mint; it is featured in the Volume 2 of Diakov's reference guide "Medals of the Russian Empire". In fine to very fine condition.
Silver Jetton in Commemoration of the Coronation of Emperor Alexander II, 1856. In outstanding condition. This jetton resembling a small table medal or coin is shown in the Volume 5 of Diakov's catalog of Russian Imperial Medals.
Alexander III and Marie Coronation Jetton in light bronze, 1883. In near mint condition, with sharp details.
Coin-like Jetton in Silver in Commemoration of the Alexander III and Marie Coronation, 1883. In excellent condition, with nicely preserved details and beautiful toning to silver. This attractive mint-made token is shown in the Volume 6 of Diakov's catalog of Russian Imperial Medals.
Silver, Gold, and Enamel Graduation Jetton from the Michael Artillery School in St. Petersburg. Beautiful piece.
People's Medal in Memory of Events That Coincided with the 1000th Anniversary of Russia, 1862. White metal version, 28.5 mm wide. Features bas-relief portrait of Alexander II and flag emblazoned with many key achievements of his reign such as the liberation of peasants and improvements in national education system. An attractive piece in very fine condition.
Emperor Alexander II Memorial Jetton, 1898. Features a memorial to the Tsar-Liberator built inside the Moscow Kremlin and demolished by the Bolsheviks in 1920s on personal order by Lenin. An attractive and uncommon piece.
Jetton in Commemoration of the All-Russia Firefighting Convention and Exhibition in St. Petersburg, 1892. Attractive brass token in very fine to excellent overall condition, with beautifully preserved details.
Handsome Jetton of a District Manager in Russia's First National Census in 1897. Multi-part insignia in Hallmarked Silver and Enamel.
WW1 Jetton Commemorating Grand Duke Nikolay (Nicholas) Nikolaevich Romanov, by Kuchkin Factory, 1915 issue. In excellent condition. A very interesting piece from the brief period when the Grand Duke was Commander in Chief of the Russian Army. Jettons with his portrait are far less common that those with the portrait of Nicholas II or General Brusilov.
WW1 Commemorative Jeton with portraits of Nicholas II and the leaders of three principal allied nations: King George V, French President Raymond Poincaré, and King of Italy Victor Emmanuel III. Made by the Kuchkin Factory in 1916. A very uncommon historical piece in outstanding condition.
Brass Jetton "Long Live the Constituent Assembly", Provisional Government period, 1917. In excellent condition. A very uncommon jeton, especially in premium condition.
Jetton "To the Fighters for Motherland and Freedom, 1917", Variation 3 in white metal. This piece by the D. Kuchkin workshop in Moscow is often considered a "continuation" of the St. George Medal for Bravery during the Provisional Government period.
Russian February Revolution Jetton in bronze, 1917. Features nicely detailed artwork including female figure representing Mother Russia, a WW1Russian soldier, and a peasant breaking the chains. In excellent condition, very uncommon for a jetton of the Provisional Government period.
Russian February 1917 Revolution Jetton "To Freedom Fighters", in white metal. This very attractive medal in Art Nouveau Style was manufactured by the Kuchkin Factory during the Provisional Government period. In outstanding condition.
Jetton in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Emancipation of Serfs by Emperor Alexander II, 1911 issue. A very uncommon and beautifully detailed piece in brass with portrait of the "Tsar-Liberator" in high tri-dimensional relief.
Baltiyskiy Shipyard 50th Anniversary Jetton in silver, 1906. Hallmarked "84" and maker-marked "DO" (Dmitriy Osipov) on the eyelet. Excellent condition.
Jetton in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Krengolm Textile Factory (in Estonia), 1907. Beautifully detailed silver piece in Art Nouveau style with uncommon "bookmark" style attachment.