Pacification of Hungary and Transylvania Medal
Lialin, Aleksandr Pavlovich
D 70 m
Medal for the pacification of the 1848-1849 rebellion in Hungary and Transylavnia. On obverse: all-seeing eye with emanating rays, below it is double-headed eagle holding sheild and clawing at a three-headed serpent; along edge is inscription in Slavonic: С НАМИ БОГЪ. РАЗУМѢЙТЕ ЯЗЫЦЫ И ПОКАРЯЙТЕСЯ ("God is with us, understand all ye nations, and submit yourselves"). On reverse is inscription: РОССIЙСКОЕ | ПОБЕДОНОСНОЕ ВОЙСКО | ПОРАЗИЛО И УСМИРИЛО | МЯТЕЖЪ | ВЪ ВЕНГРІИ И ТРАНСИЛЬВАНІИ | ВЪ 1849 ГОДУ. Bronze table medals such as this were given to officers along with an award medal that was worn on one's chest. Instituted by Nicholas I on 22 January 1850.
Inscriptions & Markings
Signed on obverse: СОЧ. Г.Ѳ. ТОЛСТОЙ; РѢЗ. А. ЛЯЛИНЪ. On rim is engraved inscription: Станковича.