Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £8,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Russia, Alexander I (1801-25), Centenary of the Foundation of St Petersburg, 1803, a silver medal by C. Leberecht, laureate bust of Peter I right, radiant star and crown above, ω благодарнаго потомства, rev. Hercules seated, holding club and shield, 65mm, 96.62g (Diakov 281.1; BDM III, 354). Extremely fine and toned, very rare £4,000-£5,000