Russia Count Uvarov Academy Of Sciences Gold Award Medal 1863. RUSSIA. Count Sergey Semenovich Uvarov/Academy of Sciences Gold Award Medal, “1863” (issued ca. 1883). St. Petersburg Mint. PCGS SPECIMEN-53 Gold Shield.
Dia-711.2 (R4). Diameter: 41mm; Weight: 45.43 gms. By I. Chukmasov & N. Prokofiev. Obverse: Bust of the count facing slightly left; Reverse: Two muses, Melpomene and Clio, between female personification of Fama standing right, holding laurel wreath and blowing trumpet. Exceptionally attractive and EXCEEDINGLY RARE, this alluring award medal served as prize for excellence in academic work, and was a renewal of the type originally created in 1863 under the auspices of Uvarov’s son.. (Κωδ. 6077)