100th Anniversary of the Forestry Institute in St
Petersburg 1903 - Table Medal in Bronze.
76.4 mm wide; weighs 214.0 grams.
Engraved by Skudnov.
Obverse shows the conjoined portraits of Alexander I and
Nicholas II with their names.
Reverse shows the institute's headquarters building and the
inscriptions "St. Petersburg Forestry Institute" and "1803-
Very fine, with no edge knocks that would distract from the
medal's presentation. The relief on the trees on the reverse
is particularly attractive; A few of the high points on the
faces of the emperors show green discoloration which may or
may not be removable without having to bring the whole medal
to a bright polish.
/Mikhail Dyakov, "Medals of the Russian Empire, Part 7,
1894-1917", page 244, fig. 1383.1/