Medal Commemorating Victory Over the Turks

Medal, Table

Creator:

Ivanov, Timofei Ivanovich

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

D 2.125 in x D 0.125 in

Accession Number:

395.2.82

Credit Line:

Gift. Alexandrov, Nikolai Nikolaevich

Description

Table medal commemorating victory over the Turks. On obverse: Mosque being struck by lightning; above it is a cross surrounded by rays. Inscription "потщитеся и низринится," "поборнику православiя". On reverse: profile of Empress Catherine II and inscription "By the grace of God Catherine II Empress and and Autocrat of All Russias, Protectress of the faithful" ( "Б. М. Екатерина II Iмп. и сам. Всер. Заступница вѣрнымъ")

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed on reverse: ТИМОѲЕИ IВАНОВЪ