South-Eastern Railroad Jetton

Jetton

Date:

1893

Materials:

Metal and Enamel

Dimensions:

H 1.75 in x W 1.1875 in x D 0.25 in

Accession Number:

533.84.1

Credit Line:

Gift. Sebriakova, Tatiana Nikolaevna

Description

Octagonal jetton decorated with various multicolor enamel coats-of-arms. In center is coat of arms of the Don Region. On left are raised letters ГЦ and КВР; on right are letters БУ and ОГ. Jetton is surmounted by crown with blue enamel ribbon. On reverse is blue enamel inscription: А.В. ПОЛОВЦОВЪ | ЮГО-ВОСТОЧНЫЯ ЖЕЛѢЗНЫЯ ДОРОГИ | 1893 ("A. V. Polovtsov, South-Eastern Railroad, 1893")

History Note

Belonged to Anatolii Viktorovich Polovtsov, an engineer (инжинер путей сообщения). Polovtsev participated in the White Army. Donated by T.N. Sebriakova, Polovtsev's niece.