Nicholas II Coronation Commemorative Cup

Cup

Creator:

Khaimovich, G. (firm)

Date:

1896

Materials:

Tin

Dimensions:

D 9.3 cm x H 12.5 cm

Accession Number:

322.82

Description

Tin cup commemorating the coronation of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna on 14 May 1896. On front are two vignettes with chromolithograph portraits of Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna in ermine-lined canopy surmonted by imperial crown and regalia. Over crown is inscription: Въ память | Священнаго Коронования ("In commemoration of the holy coronation"). On reverse is imperial double eagle of combined cypher of Nicholas and Alexandra and date of coronation. Gold-colored background with indented star pattern.