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Naval landing of Russian Troops to Abo,
August 28 (September 8), 1713

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

39,80 гр

Size

46,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251868

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX MOSCOVIAE.

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M2)

Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

TERRA SISTERE PETITA. OVID

Hercules with club stepping out of the Neptune's boat, which is decorated with state emblem of Russia on the shield 

In exergue: AD ABVM FINLANDIAE/ MDCCXIII./ D.8.SEPT.

Comments

Ovid. Metam. III, 634-635:
«pone metum» Proeus, «et quos contingere portus
Ede velis!» dixit; «terra sistere petita».

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 48); Shchukina 2006 (№ 167); Russian Victories 2009, 406

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