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Medals and coins of the Age of Peter the Great

Among the art treasures left us by that stormy epoch of Russian history, the late seventeenth and the first quarter of the eighteenth centuries, coins and medals occupy a prominent place. Their importance as a source of historical knowledge was fully appreciated by Lomonosov who referred to them in his works as 'numismatic history'.

- 'Medals and coins of the Age of Peter the Great' - Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1974

© Alexey S. Zlygostev, 2013-2018
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