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Photo exhibition “Peter’s creations” works in the Ryazan Kremlin

Photo exhibition “Peter’s creations” works in the Ryazan Kremlin

On December 16, the Ryazan Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve opened for the first time the photo exhibition of the Bank of Russia “Peter’s creations”. It was timed to coincide with the 350th anniversary of the birth of Peter the Great. This was reported in the press service of RIAMZ.

The exhibition presents panels with an enlarged image of commemorative coins issued by the Bank of Russia. Over 30 years, they released about fifty. The events of the Petrine era and the achievements of the emperor-reformer found their reflection on banknotes.

Photo panels allow you to examine the coins in detail and learn interesting facts. For example, on a coin dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the Battle of Poltava, Peter I was depicted not in a military uniform, but in knightly armor. So demanded the heroic tradition of medalists of the XVIII-XIX centuries. Visitors will also be told how the minting of coins looked at that time.

Expert of the Ryazan Branch of the Bank of Russia Lyudmila Emelyanova:

“The monetary reform is one of those successfully carried out by Peter the Great. By 1718 hand chasing gave way to machine chasing. A sketch of the screw press of the St. Petersburg Mint can be seen on the canvas with the coin “History of the monetary circulation of Russia”.

The exhibition “Peter’s Creations” can be seen in the Ryazan Kremlin on the 3rd floor of Oleg’s Palace. It will run until December 28th. Age rating 6+.


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