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Centenary of the Founding of St Petersburg

Author

Leberecht Carl

Materials

bronze

Size

65 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251028

Obverse

FROM THE GREATFUL DESCENDANTS (in Russian)

Head of Tsar Peter I facing right, star nimbus above it.

Signed: CARL LEBERECHT F.

Reverse

Hercules looking right and sitting left on the globe with plan of the Petropavlovskaya fortress and date 1703, holding club and shield with image of St Petersburg and date 1803; in the background signs of zodiac.

Signed: Leberecht f.   

  

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 169); Russian Victories 2009, 494

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