Russia, The Alliance of the Three Monarchs Gold Medal, 1813
34.70 grams, 47mm. Diakov 365.1 (R-3), Reichel 3145. Alexander I, 1801-1825. Obverse: Conjoined laureate heads of Austrian Emperor Francis I, Tsar Alexander I, and Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm III facing right, signed below I. LANG. F. The three monarchs are named in the surrounding legend. Reverse: Ten line Latin legend: All Desire the Prosperity of the Rulers with Whose Advice, Courage and Unanimity, Germany Overthrew the Yoke of Foreign Domination and Returned Liberty and Dignity to its Name, MDCCCXIII (1813). Struck in soft green-gold, some small abrasions, contact marks and an edge bruise are noted. Evidence of a jewelry mount, but not pierced as most others are.