In various years up to and including World War I private funds were solicited for the benefit of the Air Force. This Russian Imperial Jetton was instituted on February 3, 1912 with the inscription: "IMPERIAL SPECIAL COMMITTEE FOR THE STRENGTHENING OF THE AIR FORCE".
This jetton in silver-gilt and pale blue enamel, and marked with Russian Imperial silver 84 standard. Size: 30.5 x 22.6mm Condition: slight enamel damage to the scroll.Original and unique.
For more information, refer to: Robert Werlich, Jettons of Imperial Russia. Page - 37 and Figure J-62