Medal Commemorating 1776 Visit of Grand Duke Paul Petrovich to Berlin

Medal, Table

Creator:

Abramson, Abraham

Date:

1776

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

D 4.2 c

Accession Number:

396.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Alexandrov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Description

Medal commemorating the visit of Grand Duke Paul Petrovich (the future Paul I) to Berlin in 1776. Silver. On obverse is profile of Paul Petrovich facing left, inscription along rim: PAUL PETROWITCH RUSSORUM MAGNUS DUX | FRIDERICI MAGNI HOSPITIO EXCEPTUS. On reverse is figure of Minerva with owl and two shields bearing the Russian and Prussian coats of arms, and inscription: IUNGUNTUR AUSPICE MINERVA | ANNO MDCCLXXVI.

Inscriptions & Markings

On bottom right of reverse: A