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MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE COMPLETION OF ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

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MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE COMPLETION OF ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On obverse are a series of imperial portrait heads, Peter the Great in the center with Catherine II, Paul I, ALexander I, Nicholas I and Alexander II around him-all being inscribed with their names. On reverse is a view of St. Isaac's Cathedral, as seen from the Square and an inscription. Celebrates completion of St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE COMPLETION OF ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1858
Size:
6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.50
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973