Lot 13
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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER PRESENTATION KOVSH, 1703 |

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
Sold
137,500 GBP
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Description

the centre repoussé and chased with the double-headed Imperial eagle enclosing a portrait of Peter I, the sides with presentation inscription in Russian 'from the Tsar to Peter Rodionov, citizen of Ustyug and son of Khudakov, for services in tax collection', the handle dated 28 April 1703, specially indicated as the year from the birth of Christ, in reference to the Tsar's recent reform of the dating system
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