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11101000

Petr I Alexeyevich Velikiy Commanding the Allied Fleet at the Battle of Bornholm, 5-14 August 1716

CNG 111, Lot: 1000. Estimate $200.
Sold for $120. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Empire. Petr I Alexeyevich Velikiy (Peter the Great). 1682-1725. Restrike WM Medal (54mm, 50.47 g, 12h). Petr I Alexeyevich Velikiy Commanding the Allied Fleet at the Battle of Bornholm, 5-14 August 1716. Dated 1716. Laureate and draped bust of Petr I right, set on ornate base inscribed ПЕТРЪ/ВЕЛИКIИ/BCEPOCCI/ИCKIИ in four lines set on ground; behind captured Swedish arms and banners; trees in background; below entablature, 1716 · ГОДА / ВΛАДЫЧЕСТВ(OУ)ЕТЪ ЧЕТЫРМЯ ·, Netune, wearing flowing cape, right on waves in ornate biga of seahorses, holding trident bearing imperial Russian flag and holding reins; chariot also holds banners of the Allies – Great Britain, Denmark, and the Dutch Republic; ПРИБОРНГОЛМЕ in exergue. Diakov 50.1 (metal unlisted). EF, minor surface flecking, hairline die break on reverse.


From the RAJ Collection, purchased from Stephen Harvey.