Fire Insurance Jetton

Jetton

Date:

1835 - 1835

Materials:

Enamel and Gold

Dimensions:

H 1.25 in x W 1.0625 in x D 0.125 in

Accession Number:

364.5.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Chirkinа, Antonina Georgievna

Description

Blue enamel rhombus. On obverse: gold eagle and inscription: Второе Росс. Общ. 1835 ( "Second Russian Society, 1835"); white banner with inscription: Возрождаюсь отъ огня ("I am reborn from flames") (designating fire insurance). On reverse engraved inscription: З.С. Зельцеръ полиса No.No. 2337/2338 (Z. S. Zel'tser, policy No. 2337/2338)

Inscriptions & Markings

Mark: kokoshnik facing right in circle; 56 in square; Н(?)Л(?) in rectangle