Russia Medal Katharina II

MED-2MA-RUS001/18

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One-sided Wedgwood porcelain medal dedicated to Catherin II of Russia.

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Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796, the country's longest-ruling female leader. She came to power following a coup d'état that she organised - resulting in her husband, Peter III, being overthrown. Under her reign, Russia was revitalised; it grew larger and stronger and was recognised as one of the great powers of Europe.