Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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On arrival of Charles XII to Saxony,
August 23, 1707

Author

Unknown medallist of 18th cent. (struck in Stettin)

Materials

silver

Weight

2,46 гр

Size

16,5 мм

Provenance

Stakhovich Alexander Alexandrovich, 1983

Inventory №

251999

Obverse

CAROLVS XII. - D G. REX. SVEC.;  bust of Charles XII r. wearing uniform.

Reverse

PLUS/ ULTRA*; two columns (Pillars of Hercules); 1707.

Comments

* allusion to the latin aphorism "Nec plus ultra".

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 548, № 116); Russian Victories 2009, 163

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