Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

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Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £1,700

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Russia, Catherine the Great (1762-96), Recompense for Labour, a silver medal, undated, by J.B. Gass and G.C. Waechter, crowned bust right, б м екатерина ιι ιмперат и самодер всероссιиск, rev. за труды воздаянιе, Ceres seated left beneath palm tree, holding caduceus and wreath, farmer ploughing field in background to right, 66mm, 95.20g (Diakov 142.1). Two scratches in reverse field and some minor discolouration, otherwise extremely fine, rare £2,000-£2,600