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

Author

Vasyutinskiy Anton Fedorovitch

Materials

bronze

Size

29 мм

Provenance

From Museum of Oriental Arts, 1951

Inventory №

24365

Obverse

Laureated head of Peter the Great facing left

Reverse

POLTAVA/ 1709/ YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PETER/ THAT LIFE IS NOT IMPORTANT FOR HIM/ BUT RUSSIA IS IMPORTANT/ 1909 (in Russian)

Comments

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

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 516

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