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91001680
CNG 91, Lot: 1680. Estimate $500.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Empire. Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov. 1729/30-1800. Æ Medal (48mm, 57.86 g, 12h). Commemorating Suvarov’s Italian campaign during the War of the Second Coalition. By C. H. Küchler. Dated 1799 (in Roman numerals). ALEX · SUWOROW PRINC · ITAL · COM · RIMNIKS ·, Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right; C.H.K. below bust / ITALIÆ LIBERATOR, bearded soldier, in Roman military outfit, with foot on French shield, and holding spear containing four mural crowns (Turin, Milan, Mantua, and Verona), standing left, head right, clasping hand of Italia, seated on globe; to left, French soldier kneeling left, holding sword; behind, weapons and flags; hills in background; date in exergue, garland below. Diakov 248.1. EF, brown patina, light handling marks. Rare.