Bronze Medal, Saint-Petersburg (Russia), 1750 - 1790. 1887.7.1

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Obverse: PETRVS.ALEXII.FIL.D.G.RVSS.IMP.M.DVX MOSCOVIAE [PETER ALEXEEVICH BY THE GRACE OF GOD RUSSIAN EMPEROR AND GRAND DUKE OF MOSCOW] - Bust of Peter I, laureated, cuirassed, and draped, r.
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Reverse: haeC fortIa MoenIa conDIt/in ex: PETRIBVRGI . PORTVS . /ET NAVALE . [ [He] builds strong walls//PETERBURG'S HARBOR/AND SHIPYARD] - Minerva and Mercury , seated on cloud, hold a medallion with portrait of Peter I labeled "CZAR . PET . ALEXII . F"; Minerva holds a model of Kronschlott; owl, spear, and shield are at her feet. Beneath, an aerial view of fortress at the river bank labeled "S. PETERSBVRG"; buildings visible in distant background

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