Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £7,500

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Russia, Catherine the Great (1762-96), Coronation, 1762, a silver medal by T. Ivanov and G.C. Waechter, crowned bust right, б м екатерина ιι ιмперат и самодерж всеросс, rev. за спасенιе въры и отечества, Russia and Faith standing at altar, holding shield with monogram of Catherine II, Providence in cloud above holding crown and sceptre, коронована вмосквъ сент 22 д 1762 in exergue, edge plain, 64mm, 101.95g (Diakov 117.1; BDM III, 37). Some minor marks and fields slightly hairlined, otherwise extremely fine and toned, very rare £3,000-£4,000