Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Capture of Vyborg,
June 14 (25), 1710

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

39,47 гр

Size

45 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251812

Obverse

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

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M3)

Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

OCCVPAT AVDENTEM. OVID.*

Eagle hunting crane above the plan of Vyborg

In exergue: WIBVRGVM EXPVG/ D. 14. IVN. S.V.

Comments

* Ovid. Metam. VIII, 397:
Occupat audentem, quaque est via proxima leto.

Medal composition of reverse reproduced engravings from "Book of Mars" and "Symbol and Emblem"

Notes

Copy

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 38.); Shchukina 2006 (№ 101.); Russian Victories 2009, 340

Keywords

PLAN OF VYBORG,
1710

Author

Pieter Picart, studio

Size

500x690

Estate

лист обрезан

Provenance

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

Inventory №

Гр-59569