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Title Nicholas II Imperial Russian medal for Military Zeal
Nationality Russian
Period c 1894-1915
Price £125.00

This award was granted to other ranks for meritorious service in the years before WW1 and in the early stages. There were two sizes of gold and two of silver, of which this is the smaller version of the latter (3.1cm diameter).

Its condition is good very fine, but it has obviously been worn in contact with other medals, having a fair degree of contact marking either side of the emperor's bust and on his neck. However, there is little or no edge bruising, except for a small edge knock at about 2 o'clock. The ribbon is obviously missing and it was normally attached by a small loop of silver wire, folded over in an oval.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Militaria : Medals : Russian : 19th Century]

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Chris, got the buckle thanks and what a beauty, posted it on the forum already (war relics forum) I mod the buckle forum I have put a thanks to you on there with your site title so might drum up a bit of business for you :)

B E, UK, 13.12.2011

Bayonets arived today and as always they're great. Thanks again.

G D, UK, 02.12.2011

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