Medal Commemorating the Treaty of Nystad

Medal, Table

Materials:

Bronze

Dimensions:

D 2.3125 in x D 0.125 in

Accession Number:

394.2.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Alexandrov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Description

Replica (?) of medal issued in 1721; On obverse: depiction of ark in water above which is a dove carrying a sprig and a rainbow; at left is view of St. Petersburg, at right a view of Stockholm; above is inscription: союзомъ мира связуемы ("We are bound by the Alliance of Peace"); on bottom inscription: В Неистатѣ по потопѣ сѣверныя войны 1721 ("In Nystad after the flood of the Northern War 1721"). On reverse is inscription with dedication to Peter the Great.