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Capture of Livland,
1710

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

tin

Size

46 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251853

Obverse

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

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M1)

Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

SVNT MIHI QVAE VALEANT - IN TALIA PONDERA VIRES Ov. Met.

Kneeling Hercules holding Globe with names of captured cities:REVEL NARVA/ DERPT/ LI VONIA/ PERNAV/ AREN/ SBVRG RIGA 

In exergue: MDCCX. (1710). 

Comments

Ovid. Metam. XIII, 286:
Sunt mihi, quae valeant in talia pondera, vires.

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 45); Shchukina 2006 (№ 153); Russian Victories 2009, 392

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