12 - 13 October 2009
A gold medal for best show-jumping horse
Russia, period of Alexander III
Circular, one side struck with a profile of Alexander III facing right, with Russian inscription 'By the Grace of God Alexander III Emperor and Autocrat of all Russias', the reverse with the Russian inscription 'For the best show-jumping horse from the management of the State Horse Stables', marked with the Cyrillic initials 'AG' under the neck of the Emperor
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) diameter
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V. P. Smirnov, Opisanie Russkikh Medalei [Description of Russian Medals], St Petersburg, 1908, p. 466, no. 932.2.
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