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A black heraldic crest featuring two eagles, back to back, holding orb and scepter, on a gold background.

"The heraldic crest of Imperial Russia is seen today, [in 1956], embroidered upon the back of 'The Tzars' Chair' in the Cathedral of the Assumption, in Moscow." The Kremlin, p. 154.