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Russian victory in the battle at Poltava,
June 27 (July 8), 1709

Author

Hautsch Georg

Materials

tin

Size

45 мм

Provenance

From the collection of Alexander Stakhovich , 1983

Inventory №

251795

Obverse

PETRVS ALEXIEW. M.D. - TZAR. M.D. MOSCOV.
Bust of Tsar Peter I facing right
Signed: H. (Hautch)

Reverse

PIETATE ET FORTITVDINE.
St George on horseback galloping left and killing dragon with spear 

Edge

IVSTIOR ALTER NEC PIETATE FVIT NEC BELLO MAIOR

Comments

* Verg. Aen. I, 544-545:
Rex erat Aeneas nobis, quo iustior alter
Nec pietate fuit, nec bello maior et armis
.

Literature

Zavorotnaya 1988 (№ 57); Russian Victories 2009, 323

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