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 the War of 1853-1856 (Crimean War), dark bronze version for military ranks who didn't take direct part in the fighting, military chaplains and medical personnel. This medal is far more scarce than the light bronze version. 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.
Alexander III Coronation Medal, 1883, in dark bronze, 29.7 mm. State mint version with Cyrillic letters "L.Sh.R" near the edge on the obverse. A very attractive example in very fine to excellent condition.
Medal Commemorating the Reign of Alexander III, 1896 State Mint issue in silver. In Excellent 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.
Medal for the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, Light Bronze version for combatants. A very uncommon private issue in excellent condition.
Medal for Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, state mint issue in dark bronze for non-combatants. In excellent condition. Comes on original jump ring, connecting link and ribbon folded into traditional five-sided shape, exactly as worn by the original recipient.
Red Cross Medal for the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905. A 24 mm version in hallmarked silver and enamel. Attractive example is in very fine condition. Comes with a recent ribbon that shows wear and adds character.
Patriotic War of 1812 Centennial Medal, State Mint issue in light bronze, circa 1912. In very fine to excellent condition. Comes with original jump ring and ribbon.
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.
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.
Partial Suspension Device in Brass with Three Ribbons for Imperial Russian Decorations and One Ribbon for a Foreign Award. Both the suspension and ribbons are unquestionable original, of Imperial era. This very unusual group includes two Russian ribbons of the Order of St. Vladimir and one ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called.