2009: 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava
2009: 300th Anniversary of the Battle of Poltava 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The coin portrays The Bronze Horseman, a statue of Peter the Great by Etienne Maurice Falconet. It also features a coloured representation of Russian cavalry at the famous encounter. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is incorporated into the design along with the words THE BATTLE OF POTAVA 1709-2009 and 300TH ANNIVERSARY.
The coin is issued with a specially designed numbered Certificate of Authenticity which features photographs and a history of the battle.
The coin is presented in a prestigious display case and themed shipper.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin bears the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.