Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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200th Anniversary of the Construction of Kronshloss

Author

Vasyutinskiy Anton Fedorovitch

Materials

bronze

Size

52 мм

Provenance

From the Historical Museum, 1963

Inventory №

207619

Obverse

EMPEROR PETER I - EMPEROR NICHOLAS II (in Russian)

Joined busts of the emperors Peter I and Nicholas II facing left 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reverse

KRONSHLOSS 1704 - 1904 KRONSHTADT (in Russian)

Fortress Kronshloss, sea view with vessels in the background 

In exergue: TO KEEP THIS CITADEL/ WITH TRUST IN GOD, IN A SPECIAL EMERGENCY/ EVEN IF THE ONLY PERSON STILL IN LIFE (in Russian)

 

 

 

Comments

The  image of fortress reproduced Muller's medal, and the legend in exergue is citation from Peter's I speach   

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 505

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