Medal Commemorating the Return of Uniats to Orthodoxy

Medal, Table

Creator:

Utkin, Pavel Petrovich

Date:

1839

Materials:

Bronze

Dimensions:

D 2.5 i

Accession Number:

412.83

Credit Line:

Gift. Sergius (Romberg), Archimandrite

Description

Bronze medal commemorating the return of the Uniats to the Orthodox Church. On obverse: image of Christ "Not Made By Hands" with inscription above in Slavonic letters: Такова имамы Первосвященника, Евр. VIII 1 ("We had such a High Priest, Hebrews VIII, 1"). Below is inscription: Отторгнутые насилiемъ (1596), возсоединены любовiю (1839) ("Torn away by force (1596), Reunited with love (1839)"). On reverse is three-bar cross with emanating rays and inscription: Торжество Православiя, 25 марта 1839 ("The Triumph of Orthodoxy, March 25, 1839).

Inscriptions & Markings

On obverse signed: РѢЗ. П. УТКИНЪ