Mikhailovsky Artillery School Shoulder Board Jetton

Jetton

Date:

1901

Materials:

Gold and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 0.9375 in x W 0.3125 in

Accession Number:

95.85

Credit Line:

Gift. Bukovsky, Alexis P.

Description

Jetton in the shape of a miniature shoulder board of the Mikhailovsky Artillery School (Михайловское артиллерийское училище). Gold with red enamel. In center is crown over letter M. On reverse is engraved: 19 5/V 01. On chain. Such miniature shoulder boaрds were widespread and existed for almost every Army Regiment and Cadet School. They were often worn together with a jetton, but were also used as gifts and worn on charm bracelets.