RUSSIA, Tsardom of Rus. Petr I Alekseyevich Veliky (Peter the Great).
|CNG 87, Lot: 2187. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1682-1725. Æ Medal (55mm, 72.75 g, 12h). Commemorating the Capturing of Two Swedish Vessels. Dated 1703. ПETPЪ · A · БЖИEЮ MΛTИЮ IMПEP : I CAMOДEP : BCE POCCИЇCKИI ·, laureate, draped, and armored bust right / HEБЫBAEMOE · БЫBAETЪ · (the impossible is possible
), two ships under sail left on sea and under attack by numerous flotillas around; above, manus Dei
holding two laurel branches and presenting garlanded crown; 1703 in exergue. Moneta 60, 10; Iversen series XV, p. 14. Superb EF, attractive brown surfaces, a few light deposits.