Russian Coins and Historical Medals (17 September 2019)

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Date of Auction: 17th September 2019

Sold for £3,200

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Russia, Alexander II (1855-81), Unveiling of the Nicholas I Monument, St Petersburg, 1859, a silver medal by P. Brusnitsyn, helmeted and armoured bust of Nicholas I left, николай ι императоръ и самодержецъ всероссιискιй, родился 25 ιюня 1796 года, сконч 18 февраля 1855 г, rev. повелънιемъ императора александра ιι всея россιи самодержца, view of the monument, 87mm, 254.69g (Diakov 681.1). Lightly polished, otherwise about extremely fine and toned, rare £2,000-£2,600