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Live auction - fwo_420734 - RUSSIA - PETER THE GREAT I Médaille de couronnement pour Pierre le Grand et Catherine 1724

RUSSIA - PETER THE GREAT I Médaille de couronnement pour Pierre le Grand et Catherine 1724  XF
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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 300 €
Maximum bid : 650 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 17:50:41
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Médaille de couronnement pour Pierre le Grand et Catherine
Date: 1724
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,18 g.
Edge : maclée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Cet exemplaire est bien centré de part et d’autre. Une cassure de coin est visible au revers. La monnaie présente une usure régulière de surface
Catalogue references :
Smirnov212

Obverse


Obverse legend : (LÉGENDE CYRILLIQUE) .
Obverse description : Couronne impérial posé sur un coussin, reposant sur un piédestal.
Obverse translation : (Par Dieu, par l’empereur).

Reverse


Reverse legend : (LÉGENDE CYRILLIQUE) 1724.
Reverse description : Légende sur quatre lignes surmonté de la couronne impériale.
Reverse translation : (Catherine impératrice couronnée à Moscou en 1724).

Commentary


Cette petite médaille, ou jeton, a été distribuée à la volée au peuple par le prince Mentchikov.

Historical background


RUSSIA - PETER THE GREAT I

(7/05/1682-8/02/1725)

Peter I (9/06/1672-8/02/1725) is the son of Alexis I (1645-1676) and succeeded his brother Fyodor III (1676-1682). He ascended the throne under the regency of his half-sister, Sophie, and his half-brother, Ivan V. He reigns from 1689 and became Tsar of Russia after the death of his half-brother. In 1698, he crushed the revolt of the imperial guard, Streltsi, and Sophie is relegated to a convent where she died. It completely reformed Russia from 1700 and traveled several times to Europe (United Provinces, England, France). Autocrat, reformer of morals and traditional life, he nevertheless made walling his first wife and torturing to death his son Alexis (1718). He married a former canteen, Catherine I.. In foreign policy, he was the implacable enemy of Charles XII of Sweden (1697-1712) whom he defeated at Poltava in 1709. The Treaty of Nystadt, he took the Swedish continental possessions. He was less happy with the Turks and had to return their Azov he had removed them. He founded a new open Baltic and the world, St. Petersburg, in 1703 capital. He created the navy and Russian trade. He died in 1725.

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