RUSSIA, Empire. Ekaterina II Velikaya (the Great).
|CNG 87, Lot: 2210. Estimate $400.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1762-1796. CU Medal (29mm, 10.29 and 10.18 g, 12h). Soho mint; Matthew Boulton, mintmaster; Conrad Heinrich Küchler, designor. Dually-dated 1729 and 1796 in Roman numerals
. (rosette) Б · M · EKATEPИNA · II · IMПEPAT И CAMOДEPЖ · BCE POCC ·, crowned and draped bust right / NAT · 2 MAJ · MDCCXXIX ·/OBIIT 6|17 NOV · MDCCXCVI · (born on the 2nd of May in 1729 and died on the 6th/17th of Novemeber in 1796
), crowned double-headed eagle facing, with wings spread, holding orb and scepter; on breast, coat-of-arms within Collar of the Order of St. Andrei; crown above. Bitkin Ж916; Uzdenikov -; Diakov 238.1; KM -. Proof and VF, respectively, the first with attractive brown surfaces. Includes original shell casings for one. Two (2) coins in lot. SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS.