Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Capture of Narva,
August 9 (20), 1704

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

tin

Size

46 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251749

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE.
Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M1)
Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

TORMENTO PONDERIS ACTI PRAECIPITAT. VIRG.*
Plan of Narva - city and fortress
In exergue: NARVA EXPVGNATA/ D.9 AVG.S.V.

Comments

* Verg. Aen. XI, 615-617:
...excussus Aconteus
Fulminis in morem aut tormento ponderis acti
Praecipitat longe et itam dispergit in auras.

Notes

On the reverse plan of Narva - fortress and city - reproduced engraving by J. Keiser

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 251

Keywords

PLAN OF CAPTURE OF NARVA, AUGUST 13, 1704

Author

Kayser (Keyser) Jacob

Size

487x578; 526x635

Provenance

Collection of D.A. Rovinsky (St Petersburg), Rumyantsev museum (1898), Pushkin museum (1924)

Inventory №

Гр-6543