Coin Purse with Coats of Arms

Purse, Coin

Materials:

Silver; multicolored enamel; green leather

Dimensions:

H 2.8125 in x L 3.6875 in x W 0.875 in

Accession Number:

141.81

Credit Line:

Association of Jurists

Description

Silver coin purse with two equal compartments, lined with green leather; decorated with the coat of arms of Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tarnovsky and those of his classmates at the Imperial School of Jurisprudence (St. Petersburg), who presented him with this gift.

History Note

Provenance - Nikolai Aleksandrovich Tarnovsky, 69th Commencement graduate, Imperial School of Jurisprudence, St. Petersburg

Inscriptions & Markings

mark 84, kokoshnik facing left, initials AP, signed Н Л, gold monogram NT