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CNG 87, Lot: 2204. Estimate $300.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Tsardom of Rus. Petr I Alekseyevich Veliky (Peter the Great). 1682-1725. Æ Medal (47mm, 47.41 g, 12h). Commemorating the Capturing of the Swedish Army at Perevolochna. By. T. Ivanov. Dated 1709 in Roman numerals. PETRVS · ALEXII · FIL · D · G · RVSS · IMP · M · DVX MOSCOVIÆ, laureate, draped, and armored bust right / OPERIS · VICTORIA · FINIS (victory is the goal of this effort), Pallas seated slightly right on musical and military implements, head left, holding spear and round shield inscribed CAPTO/LÖWEN/HAUPT/CVM RESI/DVIS (Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt imprisoned along with his remaining forces) in four lines; to left, river deity Dniepr reclining right, resting arm upon overturned urn from which water flows; in two lines in exergue, AD · PEREVOLOCAM/30 · IUN · MDCCIX (at Perevolochna on the 30th of June). Moneta 60, 35; Iversen series XXV, p. 29. Superb EF, attractive brown surfaces, a few light spots.