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Медаль в память Полтавской битвы
The Medal in the Memory of Poltava Battle

Author(s): Irina E. Goncharova
Subject(s): History, Archaeology, Political history, Modern Age, 18th Century
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»

Summary/Abstract: The article is a publication of a rare medal from the stock of the National Museum of History of Moldova. The medal produced in 1709 by F. N. Müller (1664-1718), German master, played a significant role in making the contemporaries aware of victory of Peter I over the Swedes. The medal tells about the increased interest towards Russia abroad, its increased international relations and strengthened position in the European political arena.

  • Issue Year: 1999
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 331-333
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: Russian