Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £1,600

Estimate: £900 - £1,200

Russia, Catherine the Great (1762-96), Smolny Convent, a silver award medal for Viticulture, undated, by T. Ivanov and J.C.G. Jaeger, laureate bust left, екатерина ιι, rev. тако созръвають, eight grape vines, sunburst above, за отличность in exergue, 54mm, 73.86g (Diakov 130.2; BDM III, 53). Lightly polished, otherwise very fine and very rare £900-£1,200