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CNG 87, Lot: 2206. Estimate $300.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Tsardom of Rus. Petr I Alekseyevich Veliky (Peter the Great). 1682-1725. Æ Medal (48mm, 49.53 g, 12h). Commemorating the Capturing of Elbląg. By T. Ivanov. Dated 1710 in chronogram on reverse. PETRVS · ALEXII · FIL · D · G · RVSS · IMP · M · DVX MOSCOVIÆ, laureate, draped, and armored bust right / ELBINGA MARTIALI INDVSTRIA CAPTA (Elbląg was taken through the industry of war), map of the fortifications at Elbląg; in foreground, river deity reclining left and observing Russian soldier climbing ladder and placing bomb; in two lines in exergue, DIE X · FEBR ·/S · V (the 10th of February, O.S.). Moneta 60, 39 note; Iversen series XXVII, p. 31. Superb EF, attractive brown surfaces.