Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

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Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £2,200

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Russia, Paul I (1796-1801), School of the Order of St Catherine, a silver award medal by C. Leberecht and V. Alexeev, awarded in 1880, uniformed bust right with initials c.l.f. and k.b.a. below, б м павелъ ι императоръ и самодержецъ всеросс, rev. посъти виноградъ сей, eight grapevines, sunburst above, за отличιе and date in exergue, edge inscribed, 51mm, 52.27g (Diakov 258 var.). Fields brushed, otherwise about extremely fine, rare £2,000-£2,600