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

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

39,22 гр

Size

45,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251773

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE.
Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M3)
Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

GLORISA VICTORIA AD LESSNAM./ 28. SEPT. S.V./ LEESNO
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.

Notes

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

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 34); Shchukina 2006 (№ 101); Russian Victories 2009, 292

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