Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019) - Auction Report

Gross Total: £190,210 (£235,860 including buyers' premium)
Number of lots: 300
Sell-through rate: 81%
Exchange rate of the GB pound: US $1.24 and €1.13

Principal Lots
Lot no.
537-619. A Collection of Russian Medals, the property of a Gentleman, £138,785 (£172,093)
558. Count Grigory Orlov, 1771, a silver medal by G.C. and J.G. Waechter, £16,000 (£19,840)
634. Neutralisation of Plague in Odessa, 1837, a gold medal, unsigned, £16,000 (£19,840)
560. Establishment of Provinces, 1775, a silver medal by T. Ivanov and P. Bobrovshikov, £8,500 (£10,540)
544. Death of Peter the Great, 1725, a silver medal, unsigned, £8,000 (£9,920)
580. Centenary of the Foundation of St Petersburg, 1803, a silver medal by C. Leberecht, £8,000 (£9.920)
546. Elizabeth, Coronation, 1742, a silver medal, unsigned, £7,500 (£9,300)
550. Catherine the Great, Coronation, 1762, a silver medal by T. Ivanov and G.C. Waechter, £7,500 (£9,300)
537. Capture of Azov, 1696, a silver medal by F. Alexeev, £7,000 (£8,680)
488. Nicholas I, platinum 3 Roubles, 1828, £6,000 (£7,440)

Saleroom Notices
The following were amendments to the printed catalogue descriptions:
None

Withdrawn Lots
The following lot was withdrawn before the auction:
500