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Ref: 4807

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.

 

 

Price £275

Russia, Peter the Great, Battle of Poltava 1709, medal
Russia, Peter the Great, Battle of Poltava 1709, medal

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