RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Sofya Alexeyevna.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 1257. Estimate $7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Regent, 1682-1689. AV 2 1/2 Chervonetz - Ducat (8.38 g, 12h). Novodel issue. Crowned double-headed imperial eagle facing with wings displayed, coat-of-arms of Moskva on breast; above, imperial crown / “Tsar and Grand Duke Ivan Alexeievich, Pyotr Alexeievich, and great ruler, rightly-believed Tsarina and Grand Duchess Sofya Alexeievna of all Great, Small, and White Russia, sole ruler” in Cyrillic in eight lines across field. Cf. Kaim 1848; Friedberg 67; KM -. In an NGC slab graded AU 58, trace of underlying luster, obverse slightly double struck, minor field marks. Overstruck on uncertain undertype.
Ex Superior (30 May 2004), lot 2002; Schweizerischer Bankverein 14 (29 January 1985), lot 1796.
Struck from the same dies as the previous lot.