Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Construction of Russian Fleet,
1696

Author

Yudin Samoyla Yudich

Materials

tin

Size

65,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251682

Obverse

PETRVS. ALEXII. FILIVS. D.G. TZAR. ET. MAGNVS. DVX. TOTIVS. RVSSIAE
Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right
Signed: Samoyla/ Yudin

Reverse

FACTA. PVTA. QVAECVNQVE. IVBES. OVID*
Neptun in sea chariot greeting by Russia
In exergue:PRIMORDIA. RVSSICAE/ CLASSIS. CI I CXCVI
Signed: .S.Yu. [Samoyla Yudin]

Comments

* Ovid. Met.IV, 477-478:
...Facta puta, quaecumque iubes; inamabile regnum
desere teque refer caeli melioris ad auras.

Notes

Retrospective medal made by Vasilii Klimov. Project by M.Lomonosov and J. Shtelin in 1750-s (Schukina 2000 [a], p.57; Alexeev 2006, p/60-63)

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 117); Shchukina 2000 [a] (p. 57); Алексеев 2006 (p. 60-63); Iversen 1872 (p. 3, прим. 2); Russian Victories 2009, 8

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