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Award medal for the Battle at Lesnaya,
September 28 (October 9), 1708

Author

Unknown medallist of 18th cent.

Materials

gold

Weight

16,63 гр

Size

30,5х27,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251354

Obverse

TSAR PETER AlEXIEVICH A[LL]-R[USSIAN] AUTOCRATOR (in Russian)

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right

Reverse

On a ribbon above: WORTH [AWARD] FOR WORTHY (in Russian)
From both sides: FOR THE LEVENH[AUPT] - BATTLE  (in Russian)
Tsar Peter I on a horse galloping right in armor and flattering mantle, laureating by hand with wreath. In the background battle scene.
In exergue: 1708 

Notes

Overstruck by E.K.Gutten-Chapskii on the obverse

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 63); Russian Victories 2009, 277

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