Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Battle at Lesnaya,
September 28 (October 9), 1708

Author

Kittel Johann

Materials

bronze

Size

46 мм

Provenance

From the Historical Museum, 1963

Inventory №

207734

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS IMPREX SIB. ASTR. CAS. M. DVX MOSC.
Tsar Peter I on a horseback galloping right, trampling war trophies with lion's head
In exergue: REDITECERTAMINE/ VICTOR
Signed: K (Kittel)

Reverse

GLORISA VICTORIA AD LESSNAM./ 28. SEPT. S.V./ LEECNO
Victory sitting left on a war trophy, laureating with wreath plan of the battle, holding shield with inscription: CAPVT/ EST/ A CORPORE/ LONGE./ OVID.
In exergue: DEVICTO LOWEN HAVPT/ CAESISAVT CAPT. XVI./ MILL.SVEC.

Comments

There is a mistake in a word "Gloriosa"

Notes

Plan of the battle on the reverse reproduced engraving from "Book of Mars"

Original author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 286

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