Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £2,800

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Russia, Alexander I (1801-25), Foundation of the St Petersburg Bourse, 1805, a silver medal by C. Leberecht, uniformed bust right, б м александръ ι императоръ и самодержецъ всеросс, rev. движимъ пользою, Bourse building between two lighthouses, boats on river in foreground, заложена 1805 лъта ιюня 23 дня in exergue, 52mm, 50.60g (Diakov 297.1; BDM III, 354). Some minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine, attractively toned £1,500-£2,000