Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Russian victory in the battle at Poltava,
June 27 (July 8), 1709

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

97,94 гр

Size

64,5 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251786

Obverse

HIC HONOR IN NOBIS INVIDIOSVS ERIT. OVID.*
Tsar Peter I on horseback galloping left, trampling fallen Sweden solder, before a battle scene
In exergue: PETRO ALEXIADI D.G. MAGNO/ RVSS. IMP.PIO FELICI AVG./ TRIVMPHATORI
Signed: P.H.M. (Philipp Heinrich Muller)

Comments

Ovid. Fasti. VI, 35-36:
An potui Maio paelex dare nomina mensi,
Hic honor in nobis invidiosus erit?

Reverse

POLTAVA MIRA CLADE INSIGNIS.
Hercules with a club turning right, trempling war trophies, before a plan of a battle at Poltava with inscription: POLTAVA and CA/ STRA/RVSS
In exergue: VNIVERSO SVECORVM/ EXERCITV DELETO/ D.27.IVN.S.V.
Below: star (Muller's sign)

Notes

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

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 35); Shchukina 2006 (№ 76); Пискунова 1950 (№ 116); Russian Victories 2009, 306

Keywords

PETER I ON A HORSE BACK,
1721

Author

Zubov Alexey Feodorovich

Size

533x664, 522x605

Provenance

Collection of A.V. Morozov (Moscow), museum-exhibition of antiquity (1919), Pushkin museum (1921)

Inventory №

Гр-21525

PLAN OF POLTAVA BATTLE

Print N 8 from the "Book of Mars" (1766)

Author

Unknown engraver

Provenance

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