Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Medal "For drunkenness" from Peter I

Russian Tsar Peter I struggled with alcoholism different methods. For the most distinguished of alcoholics, he ordered to produce iron medal  "For drunkenness" weighing about 7 kg, excluding the chain. His neck was hung on the drunks at the police station and fastened with chains, so that can not be removed, making walking around with this "reward" for a week.

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