Russian Empire. The award silver medal "For Saving the Dead" of the period of Emperor Nicholas II (1894-1917).
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. D 30,19 mm. Weight 16,5g. A variant minted on "old" blanks with a flat turned ear.