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

250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Life Guards,
1700-1950

Authors

Duvivier Jean, Zaretskiy Nikolay Vasilievitch

Materials

bronze

Size

59 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

252054

Obverse

PETRUS ALEXIEWITZ - TZAR MAG.RUSS.IMP.

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right

Comments

For the obverse of the medal the original die by Duvivier from Paris Mint was used

Reverse

1700/ AUGUST 22/ FOUNDING/ OF THE LIFE GUARDS/ NARVA/ NOVENBER 19, 1700/ 1950 (in Russian)

At the edge, below: IB. OB. - to the left; S.A.R.M.S. - to the right [Society of Amateurs of the Russian  Military History] (in Russian)  

 

 

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 180); Russian Victories 2009, 523

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