Lot 2042. C:П:Б, obverse legend ends after Order. Diakov 7, Ilyin (12 Rubl.), Petrov (15 Rubl.), Sev 1377 (R). Rare. Authenticated and graded by NGC XF 45. Trivial reverse flan flaws. Well-struck, good lustre Choice extremely fine
Lot 2053. Unlisted in all references. Eagle seated right, head reverted, atop crowned cloud bracing elaborate cartouche adorned with Elizabeth's cipher, mm below / Eagle seated right, head reverted atop crowned cloud bracing fancy cartouche inscribed with value, date below. An Extremely rare unrecorded pattern. In "The Baroque Kopeck" article by John Dalquest in: Brekke and Bakken's "The Copper Coinage of Russia. Imperial Russia 1700-1917 Supplement 1997", the existence of these patterns is posited, cf. p.41-42. Lovely glossy brown. An exciting discovery coin, requires additional research. Uncirculated
Lot 2043. Bit 6 (R1), Diakov 181 (R1), Petrov (25 Rubl.), Ilyin (20 Rubl.) Sev 145 (S). Rare. Authenticated and graded by NGC AU 50 About uncirculated
Lot 2082. Bit 14 (R1), Sev 2382 (R). Authenticated and graded by NGC MS 63. A classical Rarity. Devices are well highlighted by the pearly pale lavender-gray toning and russet hues Choice brilliant uncirculated
Lot 2076. Medal. PLATINUM. 67.7 mm. 394.2 gm. By G.C. Waechter. On the Accession of Catherine II to the Throne, June 28, 1762.
Diakov 115.1 – unlisted in Platinum, Reichel 2241 – unlisted in Platinum; Willy Fuchs – "250 Years of Platinum Coinage" p.140, nr.85; cf. "Russian Medals Struck in Platinum," Charles S. Tumosa. In: Journal of the Russian Numismatic Society, # 62, p. 16-26, # 18. Armored bust of Catherine left cast as Minerva, wearing plumed helmet, signed below; Б.М. ЕКАТЕРИНА II. IМПЕРАТ И САМОДЕРЖ ВСЕРОСС.About uncirculated
Lot 2038. Medal. GOLD. 43 mm. 41.13 gm. By A. Schultz and L. Dmitriev. On the Coronation of Anna Ioanovna, 1730.
Diakov 69.9 (R5), Sm 218/a. Crowned and mantled bust right, S.F. on truncation / Anna receiving scepter and orb from Faith and Fortune, as the goddess of Love crowns her, initials L.D. on groundline. About uncirculated