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

Author

Yudin Samoyla Yudich

Materials

bronze

Size

48 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251720

Obverse

PETRVS. ALEXEEWITZ. M. D. TZAR. M.D. MOSCOV. Bust of Tsar Peter I fasing right Signed: S.Yu. [Samoyla Yudin]

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

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 121); Russian Victories 2009, 25

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