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A Russian Bronze Table Medal Commemorating the Imperial Train Disaster at Borki, designed by Avraam Avenirovich Grilikhes (1849-1912), 1888. Circular, the obverse depicting the imperial family above the inscription in Old Slavonic Cyrillic script reading: In Memory of the Miraculous Rescue of the Imperial Family 17 October 1888 ), the reverse with Psalm 91:11 in Russian: For He shall give His angels charge over you to keep you in all your ways above an angel and kneeling figure of Mother Russia, the truncation signed in Cyrillic Grilikhes-Son, and with a detailed scene of the train disaster in the lower quadrant. Diameter 3 1/2 inches (89 mm).


Good, with wear/dents to borders and scratches to surfaces

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Russian 1888 Borki Train Disaster Medal

Estimate $300 - $500May 10, 2018