Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Battle at Pel'kino,
October 6 (17), 1713

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

tin

Size

46 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich, 1983

Inventory №

251875

Obverse

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

Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right (M2)

Signed: M (Muller)

Reverse

SVB TE CECIDERE/ TRIVMPHIS. СLAVD

Plan of the battle, to the right River God reclining left, leaning on vase with flowing water and Mars aasaulting left 

In exergue: SVECI AD PELKINVM/ AMNEM VICTI./ 6.OKT.S.V.    

Comments

* Claud. Panegirichus dictus Olybrio et Probino Consulibus, 136-139:
Tum regina refert: ‘non me latet, inclute rector,
Quam tua pro Latio victricia castra laborent,
Nec quod servitium rursus furiaeque rebelles
Edomitae paribus sub te cecidere triumphis.

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

 

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 415

Keywords

PLAN OF THE BATTLE AT PEL'KINO

Plan N 19 from the"Book of Mars"

Provenance

Print from the "Book of Mars", depository of State Moscow Lomonosov Univeresity