Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
Отдел Коллекция Проекты Научная работа отдела Библиотека События Партнеры Меценаты

Capture of Riga,
July 4 (15), 1710

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

tin

Size

46 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251817

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE.

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M1)

Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

RIGA REDIT RVSSIS APTO CERTAMINE CASTRIS

Overview of siege of Riga under bombardment

In exergue: CAPTA DIE VIII.IVL./ S.V. 

Comments

Reverse composition reproduced engraving by H.Dewitt from "Book of Mars" (Piskunova 1950, no.142)

Literature

Shchukina 2006 (№ 106); Russian Victories 2009, 348

Keywords

OVERVIEW AND PLAN OF SIEGE OF RIGA. JULY 14, 1710,
1713

Print from the "Book of Mars" (2nd edition)

Author

Hendrick Dewitt

Size

676x525, 340x400

Provenance

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

Inventory №

Гр-6343