Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Capture of Riga,
July 4 (15), 1710

Author

Krieger Albrecht

Materials

tin

Size

32 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251820

Obverse

PETR'. ALEXIEW. MAGN. RVSS. ZAAR.

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right

Reverse

REPETITA VICE FORTIVS

Battering-ram at the destroyed wall of fortress

In exergue: CAPTA A MOSCOVITIS/ RIGA. D. 13/24 IVLII/ 1710. 

Comments

Reverse composition reproduced engraving from "Symbol and Emblem", no.240 (Piskunova 1950, no.144)

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 67); Russian Victories 2009, 353

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