Russian Khodynka 'Cup of Sorrows'

Russian Khodynka 'Cup of Sorrows'

Code: H552

£495.00 Approx $611.11, €583.73

1896 commemorative beaker in gilt and enamelled steel to mark coronation of

Nicholas ll and Alexandra, May 1896 10cm high

(A catastropic stampede amongst revellers who thought there was a gold coin in the beaker caused 1,389 deaths)