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

Founding of St. Petersburg,
May 16, 1703

Author

Ivanov Timophey Ivanovitch

Materials

bronze

Size

47 мм

Provenance

From the Historical Museum, 1963

Inventory №

207747

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE. Bust of Tsar Peter I fasing right Signed: .T.I. [Timophey Ivanov]

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, 24

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