Jetton Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Taking of Paris

Jetton

Creator:

Shkot, A. D.

Date:

1914

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

D 1.125 i

Accession Number:

400.1.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Alexandrov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Description

Jetton of the Life Guard Dragoon Regiment (Лейб-Гвардии Драгунский полк) commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the taking of Paris. Silver circular medallion; on obverse is profile of Alexander I wearing a laurel wreath, above him is all-seeing eye with emanating rays. On reverse is laurel wreath and inscription inside: Л. ГВ. | КОННО-ЕГЕРСКIЙ | ВЪ ПАМЯТЬ ВЗЯТIЯ | ПАРИЖА | Л. ГВ. ДРАГУНСКIЙ П. | 1814-1914. Obverse of the jetton is a copy of the 1814 medal for the taking of Paris. The Life Guard Horse Egersky Regiment (Лейб-Гвардии Конно-Егерский полк) was renamed the Life Guard Dragoon Regiment in 1833.

Inscriptions & Markings

On rim: А.Д. ШКОТЪ.