Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £8,000

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Russia, Peter the Great (1682-1725), Death of Peter the Great, 1725, a silver medal, unsigned, laureate and armoured bust right, петръ велики ιмператоръ и самодержецъ всеросιски, родися 30 маιя 1672 in exergue, rev. виждь какову оставихъ тя, crowned figure of Russia seated, looking up at Peter being carried heavenward by Eternity, two ships behind, преставися 28 генваря 1725 in exergue, 52mm, 120.32g (Diakov 63.1). Some minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine, extremely rare of this weight