The collection of orders and medals of the period from the XVIIth century till nowadays comprises more than 4600 exhibits. The basic fund composites are collections of phaleristics (Russian and foreign orders and award medals), commemorative medals (Russian, foreign and modern authorial medals), sigillography (seals) and statutes of Russian orders.

The high artistic quality of items is the bright characteristic of the collection. Many orders and medals belonged to either Russian and foreign rulers or members of the Royal family or eminent statesmen.

The stars of the collection are the rarest insignia of the English Order of the Garter of the XVIIth century, reliquiae of the Order of Malta (including the Crown of Malta), service insignia and medals of the Peter the Great’s time.


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