Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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On Arrival of Charles XII to Stralsund in His Coming Back from Turkey,
November, 1714

Author

Hachten David Gerhard von

Materials

silver

Weight

39,49 гр

Size

49,4 мм

Provenance

Moscow University, 1912

Inventory №

11127

Obverse

CAROLVS DVO DECIMVS REX./ PER ANAGRAMMA./ REDI SOL AC DVX SVECORVM. Fama and Victory holding medallion with portrait of Charles XII surrounded with palm-branches; ∗VOX POPVLI VOX DEI∗/ IN PRINCIPEM VNO/ VOTO DIRECTA.*; signed Hamb.Exc.ab.Hachten.

Comments

* The inscription contains latin aphorism "Vox populi vox dei".

Reverse

IN SOLITOS REMEAQVE TRIVMPHOS. LVCAN.*; zodiac with constellations of Capricorn, Lion, Aries and Virgo, below setting sun and segment of Globe with three towns marked with letters A B D, below C. DVOD. - PER ANAG. ALIVD./ I SOL DVCVM. DEO CARVS.; A FINIBVS ORIENTIS TVRCICIS/ POST QVINQVENNI MORAM/ REDVCI EXPECTATO SACR.; signed Invent. H. de. Bopfingen.

Comments

* It is possible that the inscription would not have been a citation from Lucan.

Edge

MENSE STATO ADVENTVS INTER PRAECONIA CHRISTI, RARA ANNI HOC DVCE AGVNT OMINA REGIS ITER, EIA PATET VOTI COMPOS STRALSVNDA FIT ALTI, PRAESTO VIATOR ET EST MARS IOVIS ECCE DIE 22 NOV.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 580-581, № 174); Пискунова 1950 (№ 207); Russian Victories 2009, 170

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