RUSSIA, Tsardom of Rus. Petr I Alekseyevich Veliky (Peter the Great).
|CNG 87, Lot: 2205. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1682-1725. Oval Æ Medal (37x42mm, 36.71 g, 12h). Commemorating the Foundation of the Port of Taganrog. By I. P. Dated 1709. ЦPЬ ПETPЪ AΛEҰЂEBИЧЪ BCEЯ POCCЇИ ПOBEΛИTEΛЬ, laureate, draped, and armored bust right / ЗA ДEΛO ГABAHИ KAПITAHУ MATBЂЮ CIMOHTOBУ (the plan for the fort, by Captain Matteo Simont
), map of the intended fortifications at Taganrog; 1709 in exergue. Moneta 60, 36; Iversen series XXVI, p. 30. Superb EF, attractive brown surfaces.