Kuban Cossack Host Badge

Badge

Date:

1912

Materials:

Brass

Dimensions:

W 1.3125 in x H 1.875 in

Accession Number:

683.1.84

Credit Line:

Gift. Ob'edinenie Pervopokhodnikov

Description

Badge of the Kuban Cossack Host. Brass; laurel and oak branch wreath, in center are combined cyphers of Catherine II and Nicholas II. Above cypher is double eagle with shield with number 200. Below cypher is Kuban coat of arms. On either side of coat of arms is banner with years 1696 and 1896. Badge was instituted in 1912