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On the Altranstdt Peace Treaty,
September 13 (24), 1706

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

silver

Weight

18,62 гр

Size

37 мм

Provenance

Stakhovich Alexander Alexandrovich, 1983

Inventory №

251998

Obverse

ALTA PAX GENTEIS ALAT ENSESQVE LATEANT; Mercury holding caduceus flying l. above Leipzig; LIPSIA.

Reverse

COGNATO SANGVINE VICTA.*; handshaking of Mars and Hercules staying on lying Discordia; PAX SVECIAM INTER ET/ POLONIAM PACTA/ ALT. RANSTAD./ MDCCVI.; signed P.H.M.

Comments

Virg. Aen. XII, 29 - 31:
Victus amore tui, cognato sanguine victus
coniugis et maestae lacrumis, vincla omnia rupi:
promissam eripui genero, arma impia sumpsi.

Edge

+IIDEM INTER SE POSITO CERTAMINE REGES FOEDERA IVNGEBANT. VIRG.*

Comments

Verg. Aen. VIII, 639 - 641:
post idem inter se posito certamine reges
armati Iouis ante aram paterasque tenentes
stabant et caesa iungebant foedera porca.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 535, № 99); Пискунова 1950 (№ 84); Russian Victories 2009, 160

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