CATHERINE THE GREAT
SOCIETY FOR A FREE ECONOMY
GASS, Johann B. / KLEPIKOV, A: Russia, ca.1770, Bronze,
Obv: Bust of Catherine II (r); Legend in Cyrillic translated as: "By
the Grace of God Catherine II Empress of all Russia".
Rev: Under a palm tree the Goddess of harvest Ceres is sitting on
of grain. In her right hand is the caduceus of
Mercury and in her left is a wreath. A farmer with a plow is in the
background. Legend in Cyrillic translated as: "To Everyone Is Given
According to Their Labor".
Signed: I. B. GASS/ KLEPIKOV
Ref: Smirnov 253
This is an Award Medal of the Free Economic Society.
LINK to Collection
of Medals from Imperial Russia (Yale University)