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Catalogue reproductions

1. Unknown engravers at Armoury

Zolotoy, campaign badge. Crimean campaigns of 1687 and 1689

Busts of Peter and Ivan, one three-quarters, the other three-quarters, with the arms of Russia, the double-headed eagle, between them. Leg. ....I....I. ..... (BY THE GRACE OF GOD WE THE RULERS AND GREAT TSARS AND PRINCES IOANN ALEXEYEVICH PIOTR ALEXEYEVICH) Rev. Half-length figure of Princess Sophia, three-quarters, crowned, holding the sceptre. Leg. I....I......I.... (AND HER MAJESTY GOD-FEARING TSAREVNA AND PRINCESS SOPHIA ALEXEYEVNA AUTOCRATS OF ALL GREAT AND OTHER RUSSIAS) Made in the technique of goldwork

Gold, to the metal value of five chervontsi (ducats). 32 mm

2. Unknown engravers at Armoury

Zolotoy, campaign badge. The Crimean campaigns

Busts of the two Tsars. Leg. .....I...... (BY THE GRACE OF GOD THE GREAT TSARS AND PRINCES IOANN ALEXEYEVICH AND PIOTR ALEXEYEVICH)

Rev. Same as the preceding

Gold, to the metal value of two chervontsi. 24 mm

3. Unknown engravers at Armoury

Zolotoy, campaign badge. The Crimean campaigns

Devices and legends same as the preceding. Hole made for suspension Gold, to the metal value of one chervonets. 22 mm

4. Unknown engravers at Armoury

Zolotoy, campaign badge. The Crimean campaigns

Devices and legends same as the preceding

Gold, to the metal value of half a chervonets. 15 mm

1-4. Obverse and reverse
1-4. Obverse and reverse

5. Vasily Andreyev

Seventeenth-century engraver at Armoury

Pattern poltina of 1699

Later issue from original dies

Half-length figure of Peter, three-quarters, in full regalia, with barmas, Cap of State, sceptre and orb. Leg. TSAR PIOTR AUTOCRAT AND RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The double eagle, each head crowned, the whole surmounted by a crown, holds in its claws the sceptre and orb. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) POL-TINA YEAR (date in Old Cyrillic characters, 1699) Silver, 41 mm

6. Unknown engraver at Armoury

Pattern poltina of 1699

Later issue from original dies

Bust of Peter, laureate, in mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR AUTOCRAT RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Shield bearing the arms of Russia, crowned, within a collar of the Order of St. Andrew. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) POLTINA YEAR (in Old Cyrillic characters, 1699) Silver, 42 mm

7. Unknown engravers at various mints

Kopeck of 1704

Rider carrying a downward lance, on horse galloping right. Beneath the horse, the letters , mint mark of the Bolshaya Kazna (Central Treasury) Mint. Leg. TSAR AND GRAND PRINCE PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH

Rev. Leg. Continuation of title: AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA. Inscription: KOPECK, and date in Old Cyrillic characters Copper, 28 mm

8. Unknown engravers at various mints

Kopeck of 1705

Rider with lance. Beneath the horse, the letters (Monetny Dvor, Mint). Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH

Rev. Leg. Continuation of title: RULER OF ALL RUSSIA. Inscription: KOPECK, and date in Old Cyrillic characters Copper, 25 mm

9. Unknown engravers at various mints

Kopeck of 1710

Rider with lance. Beneath the horse, the letters . Leg. TSAR AND GRAND PRINCE PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH

Rev. Leg. Continuation of title: AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA. Inscription: KOPECK, and date in Old Cyrillic characters Copper, 25 mm

10. Unknown engravers at various mints

Kopeck of 1711

Rider with lance. Beneath the horse, the letters . Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH

Rev. Leg. Continuation of title: RULER OF ALL RUSSIA. Inscription: KOPECK, and date in Old Cyrillic characters Copper, 26 mm

11. Unknown engravers at various mints

Pattern five-kopeck piece of 1723

Rider on horse galloping right, fighting a dragon (Muscovite yezdets) Rev. Inscription: FIVE KOPECKS 1723. Below are five dots, mark of the denomination for the illiterate Copper, 33 mm

12. Unknown engravers at various mints Pattern five-kopeck piece of 1723

Mars holding lance in his right hand and shield in his left. Lion couchant at Mars' feet

Rev. Inscription: FIVE KOPECKS 1723 Copper, 33 mm

5-12. Obverse
5-12. Obverse

5-12/ Reverse
5-12/ Reverse

13. Jan Boskam

Late seventeenth - earlij eighteenth centuries. Holland

Capture of Azov. 18 July, 1696

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. PETRVS. ALEXll. FIL. RVSSOR. MAG. CAESAR. Below, the medallist's signature: 1. BOSKAM F.

Rev. Victory holding a palm branch and a cross in her hands stands on a pile

of Turkish trophies, standards, crescent and turban. Leg. HISCE. AXENVS. FIAT.

EVXINVS. Ex. TAN. EXP. XXVIII. IVL. MDCXCVI

Silver, 48 mm

13. Obverse and reverse
13. Obverse and reverse

14. Unknown Russian medallist

Capture of Azov

Bust of Peter, slightly left, laureate and in armour. Leg. PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF MOSCOW, AUGMENTOR (of Russian lands)

Rev. View of the bombardment of Azov by Russian artillery. Leg. BY LIGHTNING AND WAVES THE VICTOR. Ex. 1696 Silver, 49 mm

14. Obverse and reverse
14. Obverse and reverse

15. Christian Wermuth. 1661-1739. Saxony

Peter's first journey abroad. 1697-98

Half-length figure of Peter, slightly left, laureate, in armour and fur-trimmed mantle, holding sceptre in right hand. Leg. PETRVS ALEXEJEWICZ D: G. VNIVERSAE MAIORIS MINORIS ET ALRAE RVSSIAE CZAR ET AVTOCRATOR Rev. Azov and Perekop bombarded; in foreground, a mounted knight fighting a dragon. Leg. CLAVSTRIS CRIMEAE RESERATIS. Ex. ASOFF MENSE IVN & PERECOP M. IV L. OCCVPATA 1696 CVLTIORES EVROPAE REGION ES IN VISIT M DC III. Below, medallist's signature: C. WERMVTH F. G. Silver, 62 mm

16. Christian Wermuth

Medalet commemorating Peter's first journey abroad

Bust of Peter, in mantle. Leg. PETR. ALEXEW. D.G. RVSS. M. CZAR:. Rev. Hercules on his travels, with the lion's skin slung over his right arm. Leg. PERLVSTRAT TERRAS EX. AO M.DCIIIC ET MDCIIC Silver, 20 mm

17. Christian Wermuth

Medalet commemorating Peter's first journey abroad

Bust of Peter, laureate, in mantle. On truncation of arm, the medallist's monogram. Leg. PETR ALEXEIEWICZ D: G. MOSCOV. TZAR

Rev. Hercules on his travels, with the lion's skin on his shoulders. Leg. PERLVSTRAT TERRAS. Ex. ANNO. M.DC.III. ET MDCIIC Silver, 20 mm

15-17. Obverse and reverse
15-17. Obverse and reverse

Capture of Schlusselburg. 11 October, 1702 Engraving by A. Schoonebeeck. 1703
Capture of Schlusselburg. 11 October, 1702 Engraving by A. Schoonebeeck. 1703

18. Fiodor Alexeyev

Medallist of the Admiralty Mint in Moscow from 1701 to 1711

Capture of Schlusselburg. 11 October, 1702

Bust of Peter, in armour. Leg. TSAR PIOTR AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Storming of the fortress on the island. Leg. UNDER THE ENEMY FOR 90 YEARS CAPTURED ON OCTOBER 21, 1702. Ex. SCHLUSSELBURG Silver, 70 mm

18. Obverse and reverse
18. Obverse and reverse

19. Fiodor Alexeyev

Capture of two Swedish sailing ships in the mouth of the Neva. 6 May, 1703

Bust of Peter. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA. (Not reproduced in the Album)

Rev. Two sailing ships surrounded by boats full of soldiers. Above, a hand emerging from the clouds holds a crown and two palm branches. Leg. THE IMPOSSIBLE HAPPENS; below: 1703 Gold, 54 mm

19. Reverse
19. Reverse

20. Fiodor Alexeyev

Rouble of 1704

Bust of Peter, in armour decorated with arabesques. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The arms of Russia, a double eagle with each head crowned, holding the sceptre and orb, the whole surmounted by a crown. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE, and the date in Old Cyrillic characters Silver, 42 mm

21. Unknown engraver Poltina of 1702

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) POLTINA, and the date in Old Cyrillic characters Silver, 36 mm

22. Unknown engraver

Poltina of 1702

Bust of Peter, of a new type. Leg. as on obverse of the preceding but with slight variations in the form of the letters Rev. Same as the preceding Silver, 35 mm

23. Unknown engraver

Poltina of 1706

Bust of Peter, laureate, in mantle over armour with the arms of Russia on the

breast. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) POLTINA, and the

date in Old Cyrillic characters

Silver, 35 mm

24. Solomon Gouin

French engraver, invited to Moscow in 1701. Worked in Russia until 1714

Rouble of 1707

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and embroidered mantle; on truncation of arm, the monogram of Gouin. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR (Ruler of All Russia)

Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. MOSCOW ROUBLE; below, the date 1707 Silver, 43 mm

25. Gottfried Haupt

Medallist of the Admiralty Mint. Came from Saxony in 1704, worked in Russia until 1714

Rouble of 1707

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR (Ruler of All Russia). On truncation of arm, engraver's initials Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. MOSCOW ROURLE; below, the date in Old Cyrillic characters Silver, 44 mm

20-25. Obverse
20-25. Obverse

20-25. Reverse
20-25. Reverse

26. Unknown Russian medallist (Fiodor Alexeyev ?)

Capture of Narva. 9 August, 1704

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. View of the bombardment of Narva, with Ivangorod in left background. Leg. TAKEN, NOT BY FLATTERY, BUT WITH ARMS AND THE HELP OF THE ALMIGHTY. Ex. NARVA. 1704 Silver, 49 mm

26. Obverse and reverse
26. Obverse and reverse

27. Gottfried Haupt

Campaign medal for colonels. Battle of Kalicz. 18 October, 1706

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. On truncation of arm, medallist's initials. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Peter dressed as a Roman general, on rearing horse, commanding the battle. A hand emerging from the clouds holds a laurel wreath. Leg. FOR LOYALTY AND VALOUR. Ex. 1706

The oval gold medal measuring 39 X 43 mm is contained in a gold frame surmounted by a crown, decorated with enamel and studded on the obverse with diamonds and aquamarines. Size (with framing), 94 X 55 mm

28. Gottfried Haupt

Campaign medal for officers. Battle of Kalicz

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. On truncation of arm, the letter

H (Haupt). Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Same as the preceding. Leg. FOR LOYALTY AND VALOUR. Ex. 1706.

Gold frame with a welded loop for suspension

Gold, 36 mm

29. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for officers. Battle of Kalicz

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Same as No 27 Gold, 27 mm

30. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for officers. Battle of Kalicz

Same as the preceding Gold, 23 mm

27-30. Obverse
27-30. Obverse

27-30. Reverse
27-30. Reverse

31. Philip Heinrich Muller. 1654-1718

A Nuremberg medallist, working mainly with his sons

Battle of Poltava. 27 June, 1709

View of the battle, with Peter, mounted, in foreground. Leg. HIC HONOR IN NOBIS INVIDIOSVS ERIT. OVID. (Ovid, Metamorphoses). Ex. PETRO ALEXIADI D.G. MAGNO RVSS. IMP. PIO FELICI AVG. TRIVMPHATORI. Left, above exergue, are the medallist's initials: P.H.M.

Rev. Plan of the battle; in foreground, the figure of Hercules with a lion's skin on his shoulders, carrying a club entwined with laurels. Leg. Chronogrammatic (the sum of the numerical values of the Latin letters picked out in large type gives the date, 1709). poLtaVa MIra CLaDe Inslgnls. Ex. VNIVERSO

SVECORVM EXERCITV DELETO D. 27. IVN. S.V.

Edge leg. FERT PETRO SOLIDAS INGENS VICTORIA PALMAS

Silver, 68 mm

31. Obverse and reverse
31. Obverse and reverse

32. Solomon Gouin and Gottfried Haupt

Campaign medal for non-commissioned officers. Battle of Poltava

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Beneath truncation of arm, Gouin's signature. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Scene of the battle; in foreground, cavalry fighting, in the distance, Poltava. Leg. FOR THE BATTLE OF POLTAVA. Ex. JUNE 27, 1709. On truncation, Haupt's signature. Loop for suspension Silver, 49 mm

33. Solomon Gouin and Gottfried Haupt

Campaign medal for soldiers. Battle of Poltava

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle, with the ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew over his shoulder. On truncation of arm, Gouin's signature. Leg. TSAR PIOTR AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Infantry exchanging fire, with Poltava in the distance. Leg. Same as on medal for non-commissioned officers. Above exergue left, Haupt's signature. Loop for suspension Silver, 42 mm

32,33. Obverse and reverse
32,33. Obverse and reverse

Battle of Poltava. Engraving by P. Picard. 1710
Battle of Poltava. Engraving by P. Picard. 1710

34. Christian Wermuth

Battle of Poltava

Bust of Peter, laureate, dressed as a Roman general. Leg. PETRVS. ALEX1I. FIL. RVSS. MAG. CAES. On truncation of arm, medallist's initials: C. W. (Christian Wermuth)

Rev. Peter as a Roman general driving a quadriga. Leg. IVST1SS1ME TRIVMPHAT. Ex. OB DEVICTOS SVECOS AD PVLTAWA 29. IVN. MDCCIX Copper, 32 mm

35. Unknown Western European medallist

Battle of Poltava

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and ermine mantle. Leg. PETRUS ALEXIEW. MAGN. RVSS. ZAAR

Rev. Antique temple with statues of Fortune and Hercules in side niches. Leg. VICIT FORTUNAE ATQUE HERCULIS AEDEM. Ex. OB DEVICTOS SVECOS AD PVLTAV. MDCCIX D. 29. IVN. ST. V. Silver, 42 mm

34,35. Obverse and reverse
34,35. Obverse and reverse

36. Unknown Western European medallist

The medal is believed to have been made in Holland around 1698

Fiodor Alexeyevich Golovin

Bust of Golovin, in boyar dress and a wig. Leg. THEODOR. ALEXID. GOLOVIN. CSAR. MAY. INT. BOYARIN. GENERAL. ET. BELLIC. EXPEDIT. COMMISSAR. IS. YAM. LEG AT. EXTR. & PLENIP. V1CEREG. SIBIRIAE Rev. The Golovin arms, a lion rampant, with a sword in the dexter paw, between laurel branches, crossed. Motto: ET. CONSILIO. ET ROBORE Gold, 57.5 mm

36. Obverse and reverse
36. Obverse and reverse

37. Solomon Gouin and Gottfried Haupt

Admiral Fiodor Matveyevich Apraxin. 1708

Bust of Apraxin, in mantle and a wig. Leg. FI(ODOR) MA(TVEYEVICH) APRAXIN, ADMIRAL OF HIS ROYAL MAJESTY. On truncation of arm, Gouin's signature

Rev. Four ships sailing; in the distance, infantry fighting on the seashore. Leg. HE WHO GUARDS THIS DOES NOT SLEEP, BETTER DEATH THAN DISLOYALTY. Ex. 1708 Gold, 54 mm

37. Obverse and reverse
37. Obverse and reverse

38. Solomon Gouin and Gottfried Haupt

Reward medal for building the harbour of Taganrog

Replica struck from the dies made for the gold original. 1709

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. On truncation of arm, Gouin's

signature. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Plan of fortress and harbour at Taganrog. Leg. TO CAPTAIN MATVEY

SIMONTOV FOR (BUILDING) THE HARBOUR. Ex. 1709

Silver, 36 X 42 mm (oval)

38. Obverse and reverse
38. Obverse and reverse

39. Unknown engraver Chervonets of 1711

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH

Rev. Leg. Continuation of title: AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA. The arms of Russia; on the eagle's breast shield, the arms of the Muscovite state; in its beak and claws, flags of the fleets of the four seas. Below, 1711 Gold, 22 mm

40. Unknown engraver

Double chervonets of 1714

Bust of Peter, laureate, in decorated armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICE RAR (Ruler of All Russia)

Rev. The arms of Russia; on the eagle's breast shield, the arms of the Muscovite state. Leg. AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA 1714 Gold, 27 mm

41. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1710

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle, with the ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR (Ruler of All Russia) Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE 1710 Silver, 43 mm

42. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1710

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour with the arms of Russia on the breast, and a mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR (Ruler of All Russia) Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. GOOD COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE 1710 Silver, 43 mm

43. Solomon Gouin

Rouble of 1712

Bust of Peter, laureate, in richly decorated armour and mantle; beneath the portrait, Gouin's initial. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. MOSCOW ROUBLE 1712 Silver, 43 mm

44. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1714

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour decorated with arabesques, and a mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR (Ruler of All Russia) Rev. Similar to the rouble of 1712 but with the date 1714 Silver, 41 mm

39-44. Obverse
39-44. Obverse

39-44. Reverse
39-44. Reverse

45. Philip Heinrich Miiller

Foundation of St. Petersburg. 1703

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. On truncation of arm, the initial of M. Leg. PETRVS ALEXII F1L. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX. MOSCOVIAE Rev. Below, plan of the SS Peter and Paul Fortress with the inscription: S. PETERSBVRG. Above, figures of Mercury and Minerva supporting a medallion with a portrait of Peter. In Minerva's right hand is a model of Cronschlot; at the feet of Minerva and Mercury can be seen the first one-storey houses in St. Petersburg. Leg. Chronogrammatic: haeC fortla Moenla ConDIt. Ex. PETRIBVRGI FORT IS ET NAVALE Silver, 45 mm

46. Philip Heinrich Muller

Successes of 1710 in Livland

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle, with right arm forward. On truncation, the initial of M. Leg. Same as the preceding

Rev. Hercules supporting on his shoulders a globe with the map of Livland inscribed: LIVONIA NARVA REVAL DERPT PERNAV ARENSBVRG RIGA. Leg. SVNT MIHI QUAE VALEANT IN TALIA PONDERA VIRES. OV. MET (Ovid, Metamorphoses). Ex. MDCCX Silver, 45 mm

47. Philip Heinrich Muller

Capture of Carela (Kexholm). 8 September, 1710

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle fastened with a brooch. On truncation of arm, the initial of M. Leg. Same as on medal No 45 Rev. Plan of fortifications on the River Vuoksa with the inscriptions CARELA and KEXHOLM. In foreground, Mars seated by a mortar, with the mural crown in his hand. Leg. Chronogrammatic: IMperlo Laetl paret CareLa graDIVI. Ex. CAPTA 8 SEPT. ST. V. Edge leg. SIC REDIT AD DOMINUM QVOD FVIT ANTE SVVM Silver, 45 mm

45-47. Obverse
45-47. Obverse

45-47. Reverse
45-47. Reverse

48. Medallist with the initials of O.K.

Expedition of the Russian Fleet to Finland. August 1713

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. PETRUS THE FIRST BY THE GRACE OF GOD RUSSIAN EMPEROR

Rev. Fleet leaving harbour; in foreground, a sailing ship with Neptune standing in the stern. Leg. TRUSTING IN GOD WE HOPE FOR SUCCESS 1713 Silver, 69 mm

Obverse and reverse
Obverse and reverse

49. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for officers. Battle of Hango-Udd. 27 July, 1714

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RAR

Rev. Plan of a battle at sea, between islands. Leg. DILIGENCE AND LOYALTY ARE ABOVE STRENGTH. Ex. 27 JULY, 1714. Loop for suspension Gold, 41 mm

49-50. Obverse and reverse
49-50. Obverse and reverse

50. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for soldiers. Battle of Hango-Udd

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH RULER OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Same as the preceding Silver, 42 mm

Battle of Hango-Udd. Engraving by A.Zubov. 1775
Battle of Hango-Udd. Engraving by A.Zubov. 1775

51. Unknown Russian medallist

Peter commanding the four allied fleets in the battle off Bornholm. 5-14 August, 1716

Monument: bust of Peter, laureate, on a pedestal with military and naval trophies and standards on either side. The pedestal inscribed with the words: PETER THE GREAT OF RUSSIA. Ex. YEAR 1716

Rev. Neptune in a chariot drawn by hippocampi and holding in his hand a trident to which is attached the Russian flag. The other flags are those of England, Denmark and Holland. Leg. (HE) RULES THE FOUR (FLEETS). Ex. AT BORN-HOLM

Gold, 54 mm

51. Obverse and reverse
51. Obverse and reverse

52. Jean Du Vivier. 1687-1761

Medallist to the Paris Mint

Peter the Great's visit to Paris. 1717

Bust of Louis XV, laureate, in mantle. Leg. LUDOVICUS XV: D:G. FRAN. ET NAV. REX.

Rev. Peter's meeting with the boy-king Louis XV. Leg. PETRI RUSSOR. AUTOKRATOR. CUM REGE CONGRESSIO. Ex. LUTETIAE M DCC XVII Copper, 41 mm

52. Obverse and reverse
52. Obverse and reverse

53. Jean Du Vivier and Michael Roeg

Roeg, a native of Denmark who worked at the Paris Mint at the beginning of the eighteenth century

Peter the Great's visit to the Paris Mint. 1717

Bust of Peter, hair long, in armour and an ermine mantle, from beneath which is visible the ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew. Leg. PETRUS ALEXIEWITZ TZAR MAG. RUSS. IMP. On truncation of arm, DU VIVIER F. Rev. Fame, flying towards the rising sun, sounds one of her trumpets, to which is attached a banner with St. George; in her other hand she holds another trumpet. Leg. VIRES ACQUIRIT EUNDO. Ex. LUTET. PARISI. M.D. CC. XVII Silver, 60 mm

53. Obverse and reverse
53. Obverse and reverse

54. Christian Wermuth Peter the Great. 1715

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour, with the ribbon, collar and badge of an order of knighthood on his chest, and wearing an ermine mantle. Leg. PETRVS. MAGNVS. RVSSORVM. IMPERATOR. PATRIAE. PATER

Rev. Surrounded by a border of emblems of the arts and sciences, the inscription: MAXIMVS E MINIMO TANTISPER SCEPTRA REL1NQVENS FABR1LES ARTES DVM FABER1PSE DOCET. MDCCXXV. (an extra X was added to the original Roman figures MDCCXV signifying the date, making it 1725. In this way the medal was timed for the date of the foundation of the Academy of Sciences) Silver, 61 mm

54. Obverse and reverse
54. Obverse and reverse

55. Unknown Russian medallist

Peace of Nystadt. 30 August, 1721

Noah's Ark on a wave-covered sea with a dove flying left, carrying an olive branch in her beak. In the distance a rainbow links two cities, each with a Russian inscription beneath: ST. PETERSBURG STOCKHOLM. Leg. LINKED BY A PEACE ALLIANCE. Ex. IN NYSTADT AFTER THE DELUGE OF THE NORTHERN WAR 1721

Rev. Inscription: G.G.F.F (to the Great and God-Fearing Fortunate) SOVEREIGN PETER I IN NAME AND DEED THE GREAT RUSSIAN EMPEROR AND FATHER WHO IN TWO DECADES OF TRIUMPHS SUBDUED THE NORTH THIS MEDAL (MADE) FROM NATIVE GOLD IS HUMBLY PRESENTED Gold, 60 mm

Design for a display of fireworks on 28 January, 1722, to celebrate the conclusion of the Nystadt Peace Treaty. Engraving by A. Zubov (the right side). 1720s
Design for a display of fireworks on 28 January, 1722, to celebrate the conclusion of the Nystadt Peace Treaty. Engraving by A. Zubov (the right side). 1720s

56. Unknown Russian medallist

Peace of Nystadt

Same as the preceding. Leg. CONCORDI PACE L1GAMUR. Ex. Chronogrammatic: NeopoLl post beLLI In septentrione DILVVIVM (sic!)

Rev. Same as the preceding. Inscription: M.O.P.F principi PETRO. I. Nomine et factis stupendis MAGNO Russorum Imperatori PA TRIQUE Post vicennales triumphos SEP TEN TRION1S PACATORI hoc ex. auro vernaculo Numisma D. D Gold, 59 mm

56. Obverse and reverse
56. Obverse and reverse

57. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for soldiers. The Northern War

Same as No 55, with slight variations in the inscription, and the word "silver" instead of "gold" Silver, 41 mm

58. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for officers. The Northern War

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. PIOTR A(LEXEYEVICH) EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Same as on the obverse of No 55, but the names of the towns are in Latin letters

Gold, 36 mm

59. Unknown Russian medallist

Campaign medal for officers. The Northern War

Same as the preceding Gold, 27 mm

56-59. Obverse
56-59. Obverse

56-59. Reverse
56-59. Reverse

60. Fiodor Medyntsev and a medallist with the monogram of I and Z Medyntsev was appointed pupil to Gouin in 1704, and worked as an engraver of coin and medal dies at the Admiralty Mint

Coronation of Catherine. 7 May, 1724

Busts conjoined, of Peter, laureate, and Catherine, in a diadem. On truncation of Peter's arm, the letters ΘM. Leg. EMPEROR PIOTR EMPRESS EKATERINA (CA THERINE)

Rev. Peter dressed as a Roman emperor, crowns the curtseying Catherine who wears a robe of state and mantle. Above exergue, on left and right, the letters l and Z.

Leg. CROWNED IN MOSCOW. Ex. 1724 Gold, 43 mm

60. Obverse and reverse
60. Obverse and reverse

61. Unknown engraver Chervonets of 1723

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. PIOTR A(LEXEYEVICH) EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. St. Andrew with his cross, crux decussata. Leg. NEW COIN VALUE TWO ROURLES. 1723 Gold, 20 mm

62. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1718

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The arms of Bussia. Leg. NEW COIN VALUE (ONE) ROURLE, and the date in Old Cyrillic characters

Edge leg. (ONE) ROUBLE PIECE OF THE COIN AND MONEY MINT 1718 IL (the mark of Johann Lang, Master of the Mint) Silver, 41 mm

63. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1720

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour of antiquity, and mantle. Leg. TSAR PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. NEW COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE, and the date in Old Cyrillic characters

Edge leg. MOSCOW ROUBLE OF THE COIN AND MONEY MINT 17 Silver, 40 mm

64. Unknown engraver

Rouble of 1722

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour. Leg. PIOTR A(LEXEYEVICH) EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. A cross formed of four letters (the Russian equivalent of P) with crowns on the extremities. Between each arm of the cross, the Roman figure I. Leg. NEW COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE. On the transverse beam of the cross, the date 1722

Edge leg. RUSSIAN ROUBLE OF THE MINT Silver, 40 mm

65. Engraver with the initials of O.K.

Rouble of 1723

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour of antiquity with the arms of Russia on the breast. Beneath truncation of shoulder, the letters O.K. Leg. PIOTR ALEXIYEVICH) EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. The arms of Russia. Leg. NEW COIN VALUE (ONE) ROUBLE. 1723 Edge leg. RUSSIAN ROUBLE OF THE MOSCOW MINT Silver, 41 mm

66. Engraver with the initials of O.K.

Rouble of 1723

Bust of Peter, laureate, in armour and ermine mantle, with the arms of Russia on the breast and the collar and badge of the Order of St. Andrew. On truncation of shoulder, the letters O.K. Leg. PIOTR A(LEXIYEVICH) EMPEROR OF ALL RUSSIA

Rev. Same as the rouble piece of 1722

Edge leg. RUSSIAN ROUBLE OF THE MOSCOW MINT

Silver, 41 mm

67. Unknown engraver of St. Petersburg Mint

Rouble of 1725

Bust of Peter, laureate, in decorated armour and mantle fastened with a brooch on the shoulder. Beneath the portrait, the letters (mark of the St. Petersburg Mint). Leg. PIOTR I EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA Rev. Same as the rouble piece of 1722, but in the centre of the cross, the disk of the sun and the date, 1725 Silver, 43 mm

61-67. Obverse
61-67. Obverse

61-67. Reverse
61-67. Reverse

68.Unknown Russian engraver

Death of Peter the Great. 28 January, 1725

Bust of Peter, laureate, in splendid armour with a lion's mask on the breast. Leg. PETER THE GREAT EMPEROR AND AUTOCRAT OF ALL RUSSIA. Ex. BORN 30 MAY, 1672

Rev. Eternity with her serpent bears into the heavens Peter the Great dressed in raiments of antiquity. Below, on the seashore, a seated woman's figure, crowned, in robes of state, personifies Russia; at her feet are the attributes of sciences and the arts. Leg. SEE IN WHAT CONDITION I LEAVE YOU. Ex. PASSED AWAY 28 JANUARY 1725 Gold, 52 mm

68. Obverse and reverse
68. Obverse and reverse






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