Rare 1885 St Petersburg Crafts Exhibition silver medal, prize award; Alexander III era. Hallmarked with 84 zolotniks silver fitness stamp; St. Petersburg assay office; 100% original.
Original Alexander III era silver 1885 silver prize award from the Russian Crafts Exhibition which took place in St. Petersburg in 1885 (ремесленная выставка 1885 г. в Петербурге). Very popular and highly collectible Imperial Russian medal. Silver medals are rare; well-preserved specimens are VERY hard to find. Struck in “84 zolotniks” silver fitness – the medal is stamped on reverse at 12 o’clock with the fitness stamp and St. Petersburg “anchor” assay mark; about 22 mm in diameter; weights 5.6 gm .
No dings or contact marks, original unaltered suspension ring, great condition overall and rare in any shape or form these days. Not cleaned; these are the actual photos. This 1885 St Petersburg Crafts Exhibition silver medal is guaranteed genuine or your money back.
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