The Russian Empire. Award silver medal "For saving the lost" of the end of the reign of Emperor Nicholas II. A variant minted on "old" blanks with a flat turned ear, which is extremely rare!!!.
The medal was awarded "for feats of humanity, committed with the danger of their own lives, but not suitable for the action of the order's statutes." In April 17, 1828, on the basis of the Regulations of the Committee of Ministers, approved by Emperor Nicholas I, the silver medal "For the Salvation of the Lost"was established. This medal was awarded to Russian citizens for saving people in various tragic circumstances: during fires, natural disasters, and the like.
Silver. Diameter of 30.08 mm. Weight 16.4 grams. The condition is very good (VF). There are traces of dry cleaning on the reverse.