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

Authors

Yudin Samoyla Yudich, Jaeger Johann Caspar

Materials

bronze

Size

65 мм

Provenance

From the Historical Museum, 1963

Inventory №

207771

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: S.Yu.En.  (engraved by Samoyla Yudin) (in Russian)

Reverse

POLTAVA MIRA CLADE INSIGNIS.
Hercules with a club turning left, 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.
Signed: I.G.I. (Johann Caspar Gottlieb Jaeger)

Notes

Copy

Original author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Literature

Russian Victories 2009, 314

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