PIERRE III (1762)
Alliance between Pierre III and the King of Prussia Frederick II, 1762.
Gold medal. 51.21 g. 43 mm.
A/ PETRVS III. - FREDERICVS II./ SAL. GEN. HVM./ A Confronted busts of Peter III of Russia and Frederick II of Prussia.
R/ MINERV-AE PACIFERAE// MDCCLXII.
Helmeted minerva sitting on the right, holding a scepter, resting on a shield with the arms of Russia,
Prussia and Sweden.
Engraver: A. Abramson.
Diakov 113-1. Slight test mark on the scroll. Of great historical interest. Splendid.
Florange, June 12, 1946.
This medal commemorates the end of hostilities between Peter III of Russia (1762) who has just succeeded Czarina Elizabeth and Frederick II of Prussia (1740-1786) at a time when the latter was in great difficulty.
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Location of the item France - 75002 Paris