Wilson Center Experts

Jan L Perkowski

Visiting Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor, University of Virginia
Wilson Center Project(s):
Russian Medallic Art During the Reign of Peter the Great
Jan 01, 1981
Jan 01, 1981

Project Summary

Examined and researched the Grand Duke Georgij Mikhajlovich Romanov’s collection of Russian imperial coins and medals. Studied, sorted, and indexed them in order to analyze and catalogue the medals struck during Peter the Great’s reign. Notes artistic and technological merits. The medals also provide a guideline for Russian military expeditions.