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Award medal for the Nystadt Peace,
August 30 (September 10), 1721

Author

Unkown medallist of the 1st quarter of 18th cent.

Materials

gold

Weight

7,01 гр

Size

28,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251359

Obverse

PETER A[LEXEEVICH] ALL-RUSSIAN EMPEROR AND AUTOCRATOR (in Russian)

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right 

 

 

Reverse

UNITED BY PEACE ALLIANCE (in Russian)

Noah's Ark in the sea, above it - a dove with olive branch flying left. In the sky a rainbow connecting to cities on the opposite sides of the sea,  with inscriptions: SPETERBVR and STOKHOLM

In exergue: AT NYSTADT AFTER/ THE TORRENT OF THE NORTHERN/ WAR 1721.

Comments

Countermark by the collector E.K.Gutten-Chapsky  

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 74); Russian Victories 2009, 476

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