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Numismatics
Subject: Alexander II, Emperor of Russia, Russian, 1818–1881
Subject: Maria Alexandrovna, Empress of Russia, Russian, 1824–1880
Mint: Ekaterinburg
Artist: Heinrich Gube, German, 1805–1848

Silver medal commemorating the marriage of Alexander II and Maria Alexandrovna

1841

Silver

20.70 g, 12:00, 36 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897
2001.87.396
Geography: 
Made in Ekaterinburg, Russia
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Russian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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