Lot 366

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A RARE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN MEDAL RESTORATION OF WINTER PALACE 1839.  The obverse of the silver medal with a crowned cipher of Tsar Nicholas I, beneath the words "I am Thankful." The verso with view of the Winter Palace and the dates 1838 and 1839 and on the lower margin the artist's name H.Gube. Diameter 33 mm. The offered medal was instituted on December 1838 and awarded to participants of the repair of the Winter Palace after the December 1837 fire. Diakov 551.

Estimate:  $500 - 750   € 450 - 675
Price Realized: $2,500.00

Provenance:

The lifetime collection of Russian/Ukrainian émigré George Odarchenko (1929-1999).


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