|Medals - Historical|
|Realisation Price||525.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Pre-Long Beach Auction - 02/06/2019 / World Crowns and Minors / Lot 2356
Great Britain. Bronze Medal, 1874 NGC MS63 BR Diakov-807.1; BHM-2981; Eimer-1634; Bronze. 77 mm. By C. Wiener. Issued by the Corporation of London. Czar Alexander II of Russia, Visit to the City of London. Obverse: Uniformed bust of Alexander II facing left. Reverse: Londinia, attended by two cupids, welcomes the Czar standing facing her with Peace in the background with her outstretched wings. To the left an altar decorated with the Russian eagle. Includes original presentation box inscribed"In commemoration of the visit of The Emperor of All The Russians/ To the city of London/ 18th May 1874 / The Right Hon Sir Andrew Lusk Bt MP-Lord Mayor/ Sir Charles Whetham Knt Aldn and Sir John Henry Johnson Knt }Sheriffs / Edward Hart Esq. Chairman of the Committee."