Medals and Commemorative Pieces

Commemorative piece celebrating Czar Alexander I’s liberation of the serfs, 19 February, 1861. The Czar is depicted standing between and embracing a serf on his left and a nobleman on his right. All three are portrayed wearing old Russian costumes.

Collection of Coins and Medals
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of Rev. G. L. Parker
2001.87.352

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