Russia, Peter the Great (1682-1725), the Battle of Poltava 1709, white metal medal, a late 18th century copy by Samuel Yudin
Obv: Peter I armoured on horseback tramples fallen enemy, city in the distance
Rev: Hercules tramples on trophies, map of battle in background
Condition: Very fine; Daimeter: 65mm
Reference: Diakov 27.9
Notes: this decisive victory over a large Swedish army took place at Poltava in present-day Ukraine.