Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
Отдел Коллекция Проекты Научная работа отдела Библиотека События Партнеры Меценаты

Birth of Peter I,
May 30, 1672

Author

Werner Peter Paul

Materials

tin

Size

66,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251678

Obverse

ALEXEVS MICHAELIS FILIVS D.G. TZAR ET MAGNVS DVX TOTIVS RVSSIAE

Joined busts of Tsar Alexey Mikhailovitch and Tsaritsa Natalya Cyrillovna facing right

Signed: P.P. WERNER/ FECIT N

Reverse

SPES MAGNA FVTVRI
An Angel on clouds handing an infant to Russia
In exergue:PETRUS ALEXII FILIUS/ NATUS 30 MAII/ MDCLXXII

Notes

Retrospective medal. Projected by Jacob Shtelin around 1759 (Alexeev, 2006, p.59-63).

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 162); Алексеев 2006 (p. 59-63); Russian Victories 2009, 1

Keywords

MEDAL ON THE BIRTH OF PETER THE GREAT

Author

Unknown Russian engraver

Size

238x143; 225x140

Provenance

Collection of D.A. Rovinsky (St Petersburg), Rumyantsev museum (1898), Pushkin museum (1924)

Inventory №

Гр-991