Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Construction of Kronschloss,
1704

Author

Unknown medallist of 18th cent.

Materials

silver

Weight

51,11 гр

Size

45 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251730

Obverse

PALLAS QVAM CONDIDIT - ARCEM IPSA COLIT. VIRG.
Depiction of Fort Kronschloss
In exergue: CRON.SCHLOS/ MEDIA HIEME A RVSS.IMPERA./ TORE EXTRVCT./ MDCCIIII.

Comments

Same die like a medal

Reverse

HIBERNO TEMPORE NIDIS INCVBAI ALCYONE./ TVM VIA TVTA MARIS/ Ovid. Metam.
Minerva with spear in her hand and collection of land-surveying instruments at her feet gesturing left to sunrise and sea with ships and the nest with the winter born-bird floating upon waves.
In exergue: MARIS FINNICI/ SECVRITAS
Star below (sign of medallist)

Notes

Copy

Original author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 26); Russian Victories 2009, 34

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