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Medal commemorating the capture of Abo, 1713; reverse
Medal commemorating the capture of Ã”Ã²Ã¡Ã”Ã²Ã¶bo, 1713. Obverse: Bust of Czar Peter I, laureate, in armour and cloak (right). Legend: 'PETRVS . ALEXII . FIL . D . G . RVSS . IMP . M . DVX MOSCOVIAE.' (Peter, son of Alexis, by the grace of God, Emperor of the Russians, Grand Duke of Moscow.) Reverse: Neptune with his trident aloft standing in his sea car bidding farewell to Hercules, armed with a club. Legend: 'TERRA SISTERE PETITA. OVID.' (They stop at the land of their choices.) Exergue: 'AD ABVM FINLANDIAE MDCC XIII . D . 8 . SEPT.' (Near Ã”Ã²Ã¡Ã”Ã²Ã¶bo in Finland, 8 September 1713.) A copy after Gouin.
- Image reference: E2646-2
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London