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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

silver

Weight

32,72 гр

Size

49,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251943

Obverse

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: ST PETERSBURG and STOCKHOLM (in Russian)

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

Reverse

[TO THE] G[REAT] AND G[OD FEARING], F[ORTUNATE]/ TO SOVEREIGN PETER I/ IN NAME AND DEEDS/ TO THE GREAT/ RUSSIAN EMPEROR/ AND FATHER/ WHO IN TWO DECADES OF TRIUMPH/ SUBDUED THE NORTH/ THIS [MEDAL] STRUCK FROM HOME SILVER/ MEDAL/ IS RESPECTFULLY PRESEN/ TED (in Russian)

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 76); Russian Victories 2009, 477

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