Lot 89
Property of Various Owners

Russian Gem-Set, Silver and Copper 'Capture of Kexholm' Commemorative Medallion Kovsh
Silver, Circa 1908-1917
Of typical form with openwork escutcheon handle set with an oval cabochon amethyst, rim of foot marked Sterling; the commemorative medallion, circa 1710, the obverse having a bust of Tsar Peter I with inscription PETRVS ALEXII FIL. D.G. RVSS. IMP. M. DVX. MOSCOVIE, the reverse with inscription IMPERIO LAETI PARET CARELA GRADIVI above a seated Mars holding a crown, the background with topographical plan of fortress with inscription Carela/ Kexholm, in exergue CAPTA 8.Sept./ST.V.
Length: 4-3/8 in (11.1 cm)
Gross weight: 2.5 oz

Estimate $700-1,000


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