Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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On the coronation of Ulrika Eleonora in Uppsala,
March 17, 1719

Author

Hedlinger Johann Carl

Materials

silver

Weight

32,31 гр

Size

41,7 мм

Provenance

Demidov Pavel Grigorievich, 1912

Inventory №

11159

Obverse

VLRICA. ELEON. - D. G. REGINA. SVEC.; bust of Ulrika Eleonora r.; signed I. C. HEDLINGER.

Reverse

PONDERE TVTA SVO*; crown lying on the altar decorated with monogram VE and covered with mantle, winds try to throw off the crown; IMPOSITA. VPSAL. 17. MART. 1719.

Comments

* Ovid. Metam. IX, 39 - 41:
me mea defendit gravitas frustraque petebar;
haud secus ac moles, magno quam murmure fluctus
oppugnant; manet illa, suoque est pondere tuta.

Literature

(s. 10, № 8); Russian Victories 2009, 184

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