In the beginning of his reign Alexander I renounced the inheritance of the order of Malta, thus the relationship with England. When it happened a few important wars of the nineteenth century, as well as the victory in the Patriotic war of 1812. Was annexed Finland, Bessarabia, Eastern Poland and Georgia. Also conducted several internal reforms had a significant impact on the political structure of the country. From 1810-s growing opposition movement that in 1825 led to the revolt of the Decembrists - the first revolution against the autocracy.
Since 1802 changed the design of copper coins, and from 1810 is a significant reduction in their weight. The newly introduced copper 5 cents, but in parallel and produced a silver coin. The rest of the values were only changed design. Also lost gold coins which gave way to coins of 5 and 10 rubles, popularly known as the Imperials and proimperial.
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