Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

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Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £8,500

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Russia, Catherine the Great (1762-96), Establishment of Provinces, 1775, a silver medal by T. Ivanov and P. Bobrovshikov, struck in 1790, crowned and laureate bust right, б м екатерина ιι ιмперат и самодерж всеросс, rev. и сполняя достиг нешъ, compass and book on draped table, Sagittarius within ring of stars above, 1775 год in exergue, 79mm, 166.82g (Diakov 169.2). Lightly polished and some contact marks, otherwise good very fine, very rare £2,000-£2,600