Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Russia, Catherine the Great (1762-96), Establishment of the Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, 1765, a silver medal by G.C. Waechter and P-L. Vernier, crowned bust right, екатерина ιι покровительница, rev. тако тверды пребудете, symbols of painting, sculpture and architecture atop stone block, с петербург ιмператорс академ торжествен посвещена ιюнιя 28 д 1765 г in exergue, 53mm, 64.53g (Diakov 128.1). About extremely fine, very rare £2,000-£2,600