Medal Commemorating Coronation of Emperor Nicholas I

Medal, Table

Creator:

Alekseev, Vladimir Efremovich

Date:

1826

Dimensions:

D 2.5 in x D 0.1875 in

Accession Number:

139.81

Credit Line:

Association of Jurists

Description

Bronze medal commemorating the coronation of Emperor Nicholas I in Moscow in 1826. On obverse is profile of Nicholas I facing right and inscription along circumference: Б. М. Николай I императоръ и самодержецъ Всеросс. ("By the grace of God Nicholas I Emperor and Autocrat of all Russias"). On reverse is crown-topped column with inscription: ЗАКОНЪ ("Law"). Above is all-seeing eye in triangle and emanating rays. Inscription: Залогъ блаженства всѣхъ и каждaго | коронованъ въ Москвь 1826. ("A pledge of bliss for each and every one; crowned in Moscow 1826").

Inscriptions & Markings

On obverse: В. АЛЕЙСѢЕВ Р. On reverse: КОП. ЛАВРЕЦОВ.