The First General Census of the Population Medal was instituted on December 29, 1896.
Dark bronze medal awarded to all individuals military or civilian who took part in the first general census. Obverse has the monogram of Emperor Nicholas II topped by an Imperial crown surrounded by a laurel wreath. Around the circumference is the Inscription, THE FIRST GENERAL CENSUS OF THE POPULATION. Reverse has the Inscription, FOR WORK IN THE FIRST GENERAL CENSUS OF THE POPULATION 1897.
Diameter: 28 mm Ribbon: Equal Stripes Red, Blue, White. Condition: Good condition, minor scratches on the rim.