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Inauguration of the University of Warsaw by the Tsar

CNG 91, Lot: 1681. Estimate $300.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Empire. Aleksandr I Pavlovich. 1801-1825. CU Medal (53mm, 78.28 g, 12h). Inauguration of the University of Warsaw by the Tsar. By X. Stuckhart. Dated 14 May 1818. CAESARE FELIX (By the Tsar [Caesar] fortunate), laureate heroic bust of Aleksandr I Pavlovich right and bust of Athena, wearing aegis and Corinthian helmet surmounted by owl, left, vis-à-vis; X · STUCKHART · F along lower edge of rim / UNIVERSITAS LITER./REGIA VARSAVIENSIS/AUSPICIIS ALEXANDRI I/CONDITA A.D.XIII.KAL.DECEM/MDCCCXVI/INAUGURATA/PRIDIE IDUS MAII/MDCCCXVIII (The Royal Literary Univerisity of Warsaw, founded through the auspices of Alexander I on 19 November 1816, inaugurated on 14 May 1818) in eight lined across field. Hutten-Czapski 3522. EF, copper and brown patina, a few light field marks.