Æ Silver Kopeck; Weight: (0.30gm). Horseman brandishing spear (depicts Tsar) galloping on horse toward right.. Peter the Great ; Peter the Great was a Russian czar in the late 17th century who is best known for his.
Extensive reforms in an attempt to establish Russia as a great nation. He created a strong navy, reorganized his army according to Western standards. Secularized schools, administered greater control over the reactionary Orthodox Church.
And introduced new administrative and territorial divisions of the country. Early Rule Peter the Great was born Pyotr Alekseyevich on June 9, 1672, in Moscow, Russia. Peter the Great was the 14th child of Czar Alexis by his second wife, Natalya. Having ruled jointly with his brother Ivan V from 1682, when. Ivan died in 1696, Peter was officially declared Sovereign of all Russia.Peter inherited a nation that was severely underdeveloped compared to the culturally. While the Renaissance and the Reformation swept. Through Europe, Russia rejected westernization and remained isolated from modernization.
During his reign, Peter undertook extensive reforms in an attempt to reestablish Russia. Peter overcame opposition from the country's medieval aristocracy.And initiated a series of changes that affected all areas of Russian life. Sweeping Changes Peter focused on the development of science and recruited several experts to educate. His people about technological advancements. He concentrated on developing commerce. And industry and created a gentrified bourgeoisie population. He modernized the Russian alphabet, introduced the Julian calendar and established the.
Peter was a far-sighted and skillful diplomat who abolished Russia's archaic form of. Government and appointed a viable Senate, which regulated all branches of administration. As well as making groundbreaking accomplishments in Russia's foreign policy.Territorial Gains Peter acquired territory in Estonia, Latvia and Finland; and through several wars with. Turkey in the south, he secured access to the Black Sea. In 1709, he defeated the Swedish army by purposely directing their troops to the city.
Of Poltava, in the midst of an unbearable Russian winter. In 1712, Peter established the. Petersburg on the Neva River and moved the capital there from its former.
Petersburg was deemed Russia's window to Europe. Shortcomings and Death Under Peter's rule, Russia became a great European nation. Russia an empire and was accorded the title of Emperor of All Russia, Great Father.
Of the Fatherland and the Great. Although he proved to be an effective leader, Peter.
Was also known to be cruel and tyrannical. Which were immediately suppressed by the imposing ruler. Peter, who stood at roughly. 6 1/2 feet tall, was a handsome man who drank excessively and harbored violent tendencies. Peter married twice and had 11 children, many of whom died in infancy.
The eldest son from his first marriage, Alexis, was convicted of high treason by his father. And secretly executed in 1718. Peter the Great died on February 8, 1725, without.He is entombed in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. A nice NGC Verified MS-61 AE Kopeck coin, it saw little use before it found a safe place to wait out the centuries. As grading is subjective please Judge the coin photos to determine this for yourself. Photos are of the actual coin that you will receive.. If there is any issue pertaining to your order from us, please. Message us directly and we will resolve the matter as timely & smoothly as. What is a certificate of authenticity and what guarantees do you give that the item is authentic? Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity, issued by the owner and Art-antique enthusiast that has identified. Thousands of ancient coins and has provided them with the same guarantee. You will be very happy. Additionally, the coin is inside it's own protective coin flip (holder). Is to collect or give the item as a gift, coins presented like this could be more prized and valued. Higher than items that were not given with such care and attention. My goal is always your happiness and confidence in purchasing my coin.
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