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Table Medal in Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of Birth of Lev (Leo) Tolstoy, 1978.

In bronze, 60.0 mm wide. The obverse shows bas-relief portrait of Tolstoy in deep 3-d profile, his name written in old pre-revolutionary style, and years of life 1828-1910. The landscape on the reverse represents the Tolstoy family estate in Yasnaya Polyana near Tula where he was born and spent some of his most productive years.

The medal, designed by I.A. Postol, was struck at the Leningrad Mint. There were 1450 copies made, a relatively small number by the Soviet standards.

In outstanding, excellent condition, completely free of any wear visible to the naked eye.

In bronze, 60.0 mm wide. The obverse shows bas-relief portrait of Tolstoy in deep 3-d profile, his name written in old pre-revolutionary style, and years of life 1828-1910. The landscape on the reverse represents the Tolstoy family estate in Yasnaya Polyana near Tula where he was born and spent some of his most productive years.

The medal, designed by I.A. Postol, was struck at the Leningrad Mint. There were 1450 copies made, a relatively small number by the Soviet standards.

In outstanding, excellent condition, completely free of any wear visible to the naked eye. The details are pristine and exceptionally crisp. Very attractive even toning on both sides. Overall, a superb example.

/ See Commemorative [Table] Medal of the Soviet Period, 1919 - 1991, fig. 1139/.

Please note, penny in our photo is for size reference.
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