Foundation of the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts Table Medal (in gold)
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Medal. GOLD. 53 mm. 95.92 gm. By T. Ivanov and P.L. Vernier. Establishment of the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, 1765. Diakov 128.2, Sm--. Crowned and mantled bust of Catherine II right, ВЫ. 1785. Г. ТИМОΘЕЙ ИВАНОВЪbelow / Stone dais with symbols of painting, sculpture and architecture. Very rare.Slightly crude and typical for 18th Century production. Some light contact marks and small test mark on edge.
This medal was awarded to commemorate the foundation of the St. Petersburg Academy.
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