A Very Nice and Rare, Old, Authentic Russian BRONZE Propaganda Table Memorial MEDAL. with the Bust of the Famous Russian writer. Leo TOLSTOY (Lev TOLSTOI). (1828–1910). Inscription: "50 years from the day of death. 1910-1960".
Diameter 2 1/2" (6.5 cm).
Made in USSR in 1960 of Bronze, by LMD (Leningrad Mint Courtyard). Signed by the author Shmakov.
One of the greatest Russian novelists of 19th century. His two novels "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina" are widely acclaimed as among the best novels ever written.