Romanov Tercentenary Commemorative Cross
Olovianishnikova P.I. synov'ia (firm)
Silver, Enamel, Pearl and Ribbon
W 1.5 in x H 2 in
FRH Museum Collection
Tercentenary Commemorative Cross given to members of the clergy for the 300th anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty (1613-1913). Silver cross with white, green, blue and red enamel on front. Cross is surmounted by the "Cap of Monomakh". Suspended below cross are three freshwater pearls. On reverse in red enamel is inscription in Church Slavonic: ГОСПОДЕМЪ ЦАРIЕ ЦАРСТВУЮТЪ ("By the Lord kings rule"); monograms of Czars Mikhail and Nicholas II; 1613-1913 in Slavonic numerals; Romanov coat of arms on top. Cross is on a black and red Order of St. Vladimir ribbon.
Inscriptions & Markings
Marks: delta, kokoshnik facing right, 88 in oval; O.Cеи in rectangle.