Russian Coins Sell For US$5,364,428 in New York An auction of Russian coins, orders and medals held by Baldwin’s, in association with Dmitry Markov Coins and Medals and M & M Numismatics, on Thursday 9th January realised US$5,364,428.
of Russian history, this time from the Soviet Union, included a unique 1925 Prototype Order of the Red Banner of Labour of Ukraine, type 2 which sold for US$351,000 It was established by the Fifth All-Ukrainian Congress of Soviets in 1921 as an award to honour great deeds and service to the state and to society, however, the order was never commissioned. [Lot 2079]
The auction was held alongside The New York Sale XXXII of Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and World Coins at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel during the 42nd New York International Numismatic Convention. For full results from the auction please visit www.baldwin.co.uk.