Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Founding of St. Petersburg,
May 16, 1703

Author

Kalashnikov Osip

Materials

bronze

Size

48 мм

Provenance

From the Sverdlov Finance Office of Moscow, 1950

Inventory №

22940

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE.
Bust of Tsar Peter I fasing right

Reverse

HAEC FORTIA MOENIA CONDIT.
Minerva and Mercury sittig on clouds and holding a medallion with a portrait of Peter I and inscription: СZAR. PET. ALEXII. F. Minerva holds a model of Kronshlot. Below plan of fortress with inscription: St. Petersburg, overlooking a river Neva and city houses behind.
In exergue: PETRIBVRGI PORTVS/ ET NAVALE.

Notes

Copy

Original author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 21

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