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Sea Battle at Gangut,
July 27 (August 7), 1714

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

51,97 гр

Size

45 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251893

Obverse

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

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M3)

Signed: M (Muller)  

 

Reverse

CLASSIS RVSSICAE PRIMITIAE.

Victory to the right, holding wreath and trident with a sea-crouwn, before a plan of sea battle

In exergue: VICTORIA NAVALIS PRO/ PE ALANDIAM./ 27 IVL.S.V.  

Comments

Sea battle on the reverse reproduced part of engraving by P.Picart dated 1714 from "Book of Mars" (Piskunova 1950, no.191)  

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 49); Shchukina 2006 (№ 179); Пискунова 1950 (№ 191); Russian Victories 2009, 443

Keywords

PLAN OF THE SEA BATTLE AT GANGUT,
1714

Author

Pieter Picart

Size

247x360

Provenance

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

Inventory №

Гр-59842