Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Centenary from the Capture of Riga,
1710-1810

Author

Leberecht Carl

Materials

silver

Weight

62,94 гр

Size

55 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

252030

Obverse

ILLI APERIEBANTUR URBIS PORTAE TIBI PATENT CIVIUM CORDA. 

To the left under city crown and a star laureated head of Peter I facing right. To the right head of Alexander I in a wreath from oak lives facing left.

Below: 1710 - 1810

In exergue:  EX VOTO PUBL. SAECULARI/ PRIMO SUBJECTIONIS./ D. 4. JUL. 1810. 

Signed:С. LEBERECHT F.

Reverse

PAX - ET - SALVS

Riga and a river with ships under the flying two-headed eagle with palm, laurel branches and cornucopie. Above exergue - city arms.

Signed: С. LEBERECHT F. 

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 171); Russian Victories 2009, 518

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