Silver Medal, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), 1762. 0000.999.53485

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Obverse: [In Russian] BY THE GRACE OF GOD CATHERINE.II.EMPRESS AND ALL-RUSSIAN AUTOCRAT - Half-length portrait of Catherine II, crowned and dressed in bejeweled court dress, r.
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Reverse: [In Russian] FOR SAVING OF FAITH AND MOTHERLAND/in ex: CROWNED IN MOSCOW/SEPTEMBER 22 1762 - Two allegorical female figures flank a burning altar on pedestal at center, supporting oval shield with Catherine's monogram; above, female divinity amidst clouds, holding crown in l. hand and scepter in r.; fragment of classical column to l. of field; oval shield with Russian arms at r.


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