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ARMORIAL and GALLERIES:
Section: Insignia of Rank and Office
Collar of the Governor of the Province of TverAuthor: (and artist) Michael Shelkovenko, GHA[R] / Publication date: 2007-10-10
Collar of the Governor of the Province of Tver was designed bó Michael Shelkovenko, GHA[R], and established in 2007 (see left the collar laid on the breast of Mr D. Zelenin, current Governor of the Province of Tver on October 17, 2007).
The medallion with a Grand Ducal cap depicts the coat of arms of the Province of Tver, and the collar itself is decorated with 43 oval shields showing municipal arms of the Province's cities and counties.
Please, click the images to see the full-size originals by the artist.
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