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On the Narva Victory of Swedish army,
November 19 (30), November 20 (Swedish calendar), 1700

Author

Müller/ Miller/ Myller Philipp Heinrich

Materials

tin

Size

40 мм

Provenance

Stakhovich Alexander Alexandrovich, 1983

Inventory №

251985

Obverse

Bust of Charles XII r. wearing wig, cuirass and mantle, below, P.H.M.; around, CAROLVS D.G.- REX SVECIAE.

Reverse

Allegory of Victory seated on trophies l. and holding palm-branch and wreaths, below, two lost Russian soldiers, behind, view of Narva and Ivan-gorod; around, TANDEM BONA CAVSA TRIVMPHAT*; in exergue, OB RVSSOS FVGATOS/ ET NARVAM LIBE - / RAT. 1700.

Comments

* Incription contains Latin aphorism: «Bona causa triumphat».

Edge

A DOMINO FACTVM EST ISTVD.ET EST MIRABILE IN OCVLIS NOSTRIS *

Comments

Ps. 117:23, A Domino factum est istud et hoc mirabile in oculis nostris.

Literature

Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 503, № 45); Пискунова 1950 (№ 13a); Russian Victories 2009, 152

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