Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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On the coronation of Charles XII,
December 14, 1697

Author

Karlsteen Arvid

Materials

silver

Weight

58,16 гр

Size

50,5 мм

Provenance

Demidov Pavel Grigorievich, 1912

Inventory №

11106

Obverse

Bust of Charles XII r. wearing wig, cuirass, mantle, below, AK; around, CAROLVS -REDIVIVVS.

Reverse

Phoenix staying on the segment of the globe; around, SIBIMET. SVPERSTES.*; in exergue, SVECIS. REDDITVS./ D. 14. DEC. 1697.

Comments

* From the hymn in honor of St. Lasarus (ex breviario Parisiensi).
Proh stupor! notas repetit medullas
Spiritus; caecam pedibus revinctus
Dum viam carpit, sibimet superstes
Prodit et haeres.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 490, № 17); Russian Victories 2009, 142

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