You are looking at a rare and original Imperial Russian Medal Commemorating "One Thousand Years of Russia"
Obverse of the medal bears the monument built
in honor of the Millennium
Reverse side bears the portrait of the first Russian Grand Duke Rurik The Great and the Russian Csar Alexander II
Front the small pictures of RURIK, Prince of Nowgorod, and ALEXANDER II, Emperor of All Russia; on reverse "In Commemoration of the Completion of One thousand Years of Russia (862-1862)". Significant signs of age.