Imperial Russian Medals
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Large Silver Medal for Zeal, Nicholas I, 1825- 1846. Fine to very fine overall condition. Replaced eyelet and minor edge knocks; the "young" image of the Emperor and other fine details are extremely well preserved. Includes period neck ribbon.
Medal for the Pacification of Hungary and Transylvania, 1849. An excellent example retaining beautiful mint luster.
Medal for the Defense of Sevastopol, in silver, 1856. An attractive example in very fine condition.
Alexander II Medal for Zeal, Type 2, 1870-1881. This variation of the medal features portrait of the emperor facing right, without the medallist's initials to the undercut of the shoulder. Very scarce version, rated R3 for rarity by Diakov. In excellent condition.
Medal for Efforts in the Emancipation of the Serfs, 1861. Very fine to excellent example showing only minimal wear. Includes original St. Alexander Nevsky ribbon.
Medal for Blameless Service in Police, Alexander III issue, in silver, late version by A. Grilikhes (marked "AG"), circa 1886-94.In excellent condition and includes original St. Anne ribbon.
Medal Commemorating the Reign of Alexander III, 1896 State Mint issue in silver. Very fine condition.
Nicholas II Medal for Zeal, 30-mm version in silver, 1894-1915. Excellent condition.
Medal for Efforts in the First General Census of the Population, 1897, in dark bronze. A very attractive example in very fine overall condition.
Patriotic War of 1812 Centennial Medal, circa 1912. A very attractive example by a private maker. The medal is in excellent condition, with nicely preserved details of the bas- relief of Alexander I and some of the original gilt visible in recessed areas on the reverse.
300th Anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty Medal, 1913. An attractive example in very fine condition.
Medal Commemorating the 300th Anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty, gilded version, 1913. In very fine to excellent condition, with pristine details. An uncommonly nice example of an otherwise relatively common Russian medal.
Romanov Tercentenary Cross for the Clergy, in hallmarked silver and cloisonné enamels. Awarded to Orthodox priests who personally participated in special church ceremonies on 21 February 1913 marking the 300th anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty. A beautiful piece by a Moscow maker, with flawless enamel and in very fine overall condition.