Battle at Kunersdorf, Silver Medal
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This medal was created by Empress Elizabeth I in commemoration of the victory of the Russian and Austrian forces against Prussia in 1759.
It was conferred upon officers, non-commissioned officers, and enlisted men who participated in the battle.
The obverse inscription translates to: "By the Grace of God Empress Elizabeth I Empress and Autocrat of All Russias." The reverse inscription translates to: "To the Victor," and "Over the Prussians 1 August 1759".
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