Second Life (Coins and medals in European applied art) Mar 7, 2012 - Oct 28, 2012
On 7 March 2012, an exhibit entitled Second Life. Coins and medals in European applied art opened in the Blue Bedroom of the Winter Palace. This exhibition includes more than 80 pieces, coins and medals which, ceased to be used for their original purpose and became a source of inspiration for masters of applied art of various countries, eras and stylistic movements. The pieces in this exhibit cover a timeframe of more than two millennia.