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200th Anniversary of the Battle at Poltava,
1709-1909

Author

Vasyutinskiy Anton Fedorovitch

Materials

bronze

Size

77,5 мм

Provenance

From Museum of Oriental Arts, 1951

Inventory №

24366

Obverse

EMPEROR - PETER I (in Russian)

Laureated head of Peter I facing left

Reverse

YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PETER/ THAT LIFE IS NOT IMPORTANT FOR HIM/ BUT RUSSIA IS IMPORTANT (in Russian)

Peter the Great on a horse back in front of the scene of Poltava battle jesting left

Below: 1709 - 1909

Signed: A.Vasjutinskii (in Russian)

Comments

Legend copied Peter's words from his speach before the Poltava Battle

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 510

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