Gold Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement

Medal, Table

Creator:

Gube, H.

Date:

1907

Materials:

Gold

Dimensions:

D 2 in x W 0.125 in

Accession Number:

140.81

Credit Line:

Association of Jurists

Description

Gold medal for outstanding academic achievement given to students of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence (Императорское училище правоведения). On obverse: profile of Nicholas I facing left and inscription: Б. М. Николай I императоръ и самодержецъ Всеросс. ("By the grace of God Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of all Russias"). On reverse is image of child and angel holding scales and a tablet with the monogram of Tsar Nicholas I; along circumference is inscription: за благонравiе и отличные успѣхи въ наукахъ ("For good behavior and outstanding excellence in education"); Under image is engraved inscription: Тальберг Николай | 1907. Given to N. D. Talberg for outstanding academic achievement at 68th Commencement of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence (1907), St. Petersburg.

History Note

Provenance - N. D. Talberg, 68th Commencement graduate of the Imperial School of Jurisprudence

Inscriptions & Markings

On obverse: H. Gube fecit