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A Russian Imperial Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855

Sale Date: October 28, 2019 Hammer Price

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A Russian Imperial Medal for the Defence of Sebastopol 1854-1855

Russia (Imperial): Silver, obverse illustrating the intertwined crowned cyphers of Tsars Nicholas I and Alexander II, reverse with the all-seeing eye with the inscription "From 13 September 1854 to 28 August 1855" below and surrounded by the inscription "For the Defence of Sebastopol" in Russian, 28 mm, replacement ribbon, mounted to a five-sided brass suspension with pinback, light contact, near extremely fine.
 
Footnote: The medal was instituted on November 26, 1855 during the reign of Tsar Alexander II, to commemorate the Defence of Sebastopol by the Russian Army and Navy. 

 

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