Lapel pin marking graduation from non-medical faculties of Imperial Russian Universities

Pin, Lapel

Date:

1899

Materials:

Silver and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 1.5 in x W 0.6875 in x D 0.187 in

Accession Number:

352.2.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Andrievsky, Ivan Mikhailovich

Description

Blue enamel cross superimposed on a white enamel rhombus, topped by gold Imperial double-headed eagle and small laurel and oak branch wreath. The badge was instituted in 1899. This smaller version of the badge was instituted for generals, officers and civilian officials of the military department who graduated from non-medical faculties of Russian Universities.

Inscriptions & Markings

mark: 84, kokoshnik facing right, signed HT