Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
Отдел Коллекция Проекты Научная работа отдела Библиотека События Партнеры Меценаты

On Mediation in Signing of Rijswijk Peace Treaty,
September 20, October 30 1697

Author

Wermuth Christian

Materials

silver

Weight

5,53 гр

Size

20,5 мм

Provenance

Demidov Pavel Grigorievich, 1912

Inventory №

11141

Obverse

CAROLVS XII. D: G. SVEC. GOTH. ET VAND. REX; bust of Charles XII l. wearing wig, cuirass and mantle; signed C.W.

Comments

Same die like a medal

Reverse

PRAESTAT COMPONERE MOTVS*; facing Neptune holding a trident in the l. hand; MEDIATOR/ PACIS RISVICAN/ M. DC. IIIC.

Comments

Verg. Aen. I, 135: Quos ego-sed motos praestat componere fluctus.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 485, № 9); Russian Victories 2009, 140

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