The Russian Empire. Silver award medal "For Saving the lost" from the beginning of the reign of Emperor Nicholas II. This type of medal was awarded from 1894 to 1904. A variant minted on "old" blanks with a flat turned ear.
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. Condition XF+, the medal is not cleaned, in a natural patina. The mirror surface. The diameter is 30.19 mm. The weight is 16.8 grams. The medal was worn on the chest on the ribbon of the Order of St. Vladimir.