Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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On the Narva Victory of Swedish army,
November 19 (30), November 20 (Swedish calendar), 1700

Author

Karlsteen Arvid

Materials

tin

Size

52 мм

Provenance

Stakhovich Alexander Alexandrovich, 1983

Inventory №

251982

Obverse

Laureate bust of Charles XII r. wearing wig, cuirass and mantle; around, CAROLVS. XII. - D. G. REX. SVECIAE.

Reverse

View of Narva battle*; around, MANIFESTO. NVMINE.**; in exergue, CASTRA. MOSCOR. AD./ NARV. CAPTA. XX./ NOV. MDCC.

Comments

* Composition on the reverse corresponds with an engrave of unknown European engraver "Kurze Relation von der Belagerung und wieder Befreiung der Livländische Stadt Narva". ** Ver. Aen. XI, 232 - 233: Fatalem Aenean manifesto numine ferri admonet ira deum tumulique ante ora recentes.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 500, № 3); Пискунова 1950 (№ 6); Russian Victories 2009, 148

Keywords

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF CAPTURING AND LIBERATION OF NARVA (1700) 1ST HALF OF 18TH CENTURY

Author

Unknown European engraver of the 1st half of 18th century

Size

380х275

Estate

лист обрезан

Provenance

Collection of D.A. Rovinsky (St Petersburg), Rumyantsev museum (1898), Pushkin museum (1924)

Inventory №

Гр-6249