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Uffz. Rohleder

Tsar Nicholas I. Medal

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Hello all, 

Today I got this medal. It's my first Tsarist medal ever. 

So I'm quite excited. 

But I'm curious what the award conditions are and if there is any chance of a matching ribbon. 

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The yellow spots are play dough. 

Looks like some kids used the medal as stamp of some kind :unsure::shame:

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"It was founded in 1896 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Nicholas 1. Silver medals were awarded to all officers and class officials who were in the reign of Nicholas I, on active service, bronze lower ranks. More than 30,000 silver and more than 220,000 bronze medals were minted at the St.Petersburg MD. "

From: http://medalirus.ru/pamyatnie-medali/pamyat-nikolay.php  Image of ribbon included.

 

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