Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

Russia, Anna (1730-40), Victory at Azov, 1736, a silver medal by P.P. Werner, anna ivanowna d g rvssiæ imperatrix, crowned bust right, rev. occidentem respicit et orientem, Russian eagle atop pedestal, female figure with horse to left, Oriental figure with camel to right, pace evrop promota tartaris vict tanai liberato 1736 in exergue, 43mm, 29.04g (Diakov 76.1). Some contact marks, otherwise very fine and very rare £1,500-£1,800

Footnote

Provenance: Glendining/Spink Auction, 9-10 June 1976, lot 538