Nicholas I

Date of appearance: 1826
Dimensions: 65 mm
Weight: 166 g
Materials: gold

Russia, Nicholas I (1825-1855) 1826 Coronation Medallion in Gold Diakov-446.1. Obverse: A bust of Nicholas I faces right, signed V. Aleveev on the truncation; Reverse: All-seeing eye over a vertical column with CROWNED IN MOSCOW 1826 below, signed Lavretsov on the right of the base. A simple, uncluttered design with open fields on each side. Struck in high relief with deeply mirrored fields and frosted devices. For pedigree purposes, a small lateral mark is seen to the right of the lower neck near the legend in the right obverse field.

Nicholas I