Here is a most curious medal! On the obverse it depicts the Duke Ernst Ludwig , and (his Mother?) Grand Duchess Victoria. On the obverse it depicts Czar Nicholas II of Russia, and Alexandra . It is dated 1896. It is in good condition, with some dirt, and a very little corrosion. Again, Aluminum was very scarce and highly prized in the 1800's. The medal is approx. 4 cm round. CLICK THE IMAGES TO MAKE THEM MUCH LARGER.